Natalie Geisenberger led a one-two-Three of the women, the doubles brought in Winterberg rank one and two – Felix Loch belonged to the kick-off of the home world Cup to the winners in the German Luge camp. But his silver medal in the Sprint had for the former Dominator a Golden glow.

“The second place makes me happy,” said hole in the sid, and his relief was palpable. For more than a year, the two-time individual Olympic champion has won a race. However, before the classic, the really important world Cup race on Sunday (from 11.05 am), gave silver in the non-Olympic Sprint to the 29-Year-old a boost. “For the self-confidence it is very important to see that you can handle it,” said the Berchtesgadener: “I have never doubted that I can go tobogganing. But you have to stand on the podium, to feel it. Apparently, I have turned now in the right Moment at the right Screw.“

Faster as a hole, only the surprise winner of Austria. Jonas Müller never stood on a world Cup podium since Friday, the 21-Year-old is now the world sprint champion. 24 thousandths of a fraud, his lead to the hole. The Olympic bronze medalist John Ludwig was Fourth behind the Russians Semen Pavlichenko, Chris draw a sketch occupied the seventh rank.

It was raining medals for the German Team

The women of her favourites were, however, absolutely just, and now, for the first time in the young history of the competition, the sprint world champion. Olympic champion Geisenberger, who won with seven Thousandths ahead of Julia Taubitz, third Dajana Eitberger. Tatjana Hüfner had to settle for fifth place.

In the case of the double-seaters were the world Champions Toni Eggert/Sascha Benecken won her first sprint title, you referred to the Olympic Champions Tobias Wendl/Tobias Arlt.