One day after their gold medal in the Sprint, the Luge-doubles Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken also the world champion title in the classic race is celebrated. The Thuringian claimed on Saturday in the case of continuous rain in Winterberg, in an exciting race with 0,078 seconds ahead repeatedly in front of your rival Tobias Wendl/Tobias Arlt and crowned their strong season. To drove their second bronze medal in two days the Austrians Thomas Steu and Lorenz Koller (+is 0.178 seconds).
Eggert/Benecken, the layers after the first pass with 0,039 seconds behind their rivals, conquered with the best time in the second run the lead and were able to defend their title, they had two years ago in Igls for the first time, won. With five world Cup Victories this Winter in Suhl-born double seater to also lead the overall world Cup.
The winter Berger Robin Geueke/David Gamm brought by a driving error in the first pass early on, your Chance of a front placement.