Altenberg (RWH) Elena Nikitina from Russia and Axel Jungk from Germany won the opening races of the IBSF Intercontinental Cup 2020/2021.
In Altenberg (GER) European Champion Elena Nikitina won in women's skeleton ahead of 2019 Team World Champion Sophia Griebel (GER) and Yulia Kanakina (RUS).
In men's skeleton, victory in his first race of the winter went to Axel Jungk (GER). The 2020 World Championships silver medalist had not been able to race before in the 2020/2021 season due to injury and an infection. Second place was secured in Altenberg by European Champion Alexander Tretiakov ahead of Junior European Champion and overall Europe Cup winner of 2020 Felix Seibel (GER). ©RWH2021