Berchtesgaden (RWH) Bobsleigh pilot Richard Oelsner (GER), five times Junior World Champion in 2-man bobsleigh (2015 and 2017 to 2020), adds push athlete Paul Krenz to his team. This was reported by the newspaper Thüringer Allgemeine in Erfurt on thueringer-allgemeine.de.
Paul Krenz previously belonged to the team of the Olympic 4-man bobsleigh silver medallist Nico Walther. Together with him, Paul Krenz won the 2020 European Championship bronze medal in the 4-man bobsleigh and BMW IBSF World Championships bronze 2019 (2-man bobsleigh) and 2020 (4-man bobsleigh). The 28-year-old celebrated his only victory in the BMW IBSF World Cup so far in Winterberg in 2018 in the 4-man bob, also with Nico Walther. After the 2020 World Championships in Altenberg, pilot Walther had announced his retirement.
In addition to the five titles in 2-man bobsleigh, Richard Oelsner also won Junior World Championship gold in 4-man bob in 2019. In his three World Cup events so far in winter 2019/2020, the 25-year-old finished third, fourth and fifth. In Altenberg, Oelsner took fifth place in the 2-man bobsleigh World Championships. ©RWH2020
>> Report at thueringer-allgemeine.de
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