Anna Fernstädt and Seunggi Jung win overall IBSF Intercontinental Cup 2018/2019
Anna Fernstädt, who became Junior World Champion starting for the German team last winter, managed to hold her lead in the racing series with finishing third in both races in Lake Placid (USA). At the award ceremony, the Czech national anthem was played for the first time in the history of Skeleton sport. Youth Olympic Champion Ashleigh Pittaway (GBR) celebrated her first ever victory in the ICC race series in Lake Placid and finished second overall ahead of Megan Henry from the USA in third.
Korean Seunggi Jung held his lead in the overall ICC standings with the places three and two in Lake Placid. British athlete Craig Thompson finished the overall ICC in second, Jisoo Kim from Korea is third overall.
Winners of races number seven and eight in Lake Placid were defending champion Felix Keisinger (GER) in Men’s Skeleton, as well as Ashleigh Pittaway (GBR) and Susanne Kreher (GER) in Women’s Skeleton. ©RWH2019
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IBSF Sports Calendar 2019/2020 with nearly 200 races in nine countries and on three continents
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IBSF Para-Sport World Championships 2019 in Lake Placid with athletes from twelve nations
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Defending Skeleton World Champion Martins Dukurs on track to win gold at mid-way point in Whistler