Lisa Buckwitz with start record and second place, Cynthia Appiah third
Park City (RWH) Kaillie Humphries (USA), Olympic and World Champion in Women’s Monobob, celebrated her first World Cup victory in the solo discipline for female bobsleigh athletes at the second BMW IBSF World Cup of the winter. In Park City (USA), Kaillie Humphries improved the Monobob track record by half a second to 51.27 seconds in the second run.
Lisa Buckwitz (GER, 0.31 seconds back) came in second in Park City. The 2-woman bobsleigh Olympic Champion from 2018, then as Mariama Jamanka's push athlete, thus celebrated her first World Cup podium as a pilot on her 28th birthday. At the start, Lisa Buckwitz set a new best time of 5.51 seconds in Park City.
Third place went to Canada's Cynthia Appiah (0.33 seconds back) at the second BMW IBSF World Cup of the winter.
Kaillie Humphries (USA, 425 points) took the lead in the overall World Cup standings. Second is currently Cynthia Appiah (CAN, 410 points) ahead of team mate Bianca Ribi (CAN, 393). Ribi, surprise winner in her first World Cup race at the opener in Whistler, came in seventh in Park City.
Photos: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis