Winter sports: bobsleigh and ski-jump well


    not to beat The German women-Bobs are in the world Cup season. Stephanie Schneider (upper bear, castle) and Olympic champion Mariama Jamanka (Oberhof) made on Saturday at the world Cup in the Austrian Igls for the second double victory of the winter, and world champion Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States had to settle for third place. In order for competition to go across the continue to all the victories of the nacholympischen season at the German carriage.

    Jamanka was with young Anschieberin Kira lipperheide after the first run, five hundredths of a second behind the leading Meyers Taylor, in the decisive passage, Schneider and Ann-Christin Strack moved, thanks to the by far the best ride of the day but still on rank one. Anna Köhler (Winterberg) came in with Leonie Fiebig a good fourth place.

    The overall world Cup leads the German Trio: Jamanka (1095 points) is far ahead of Schneider (986) and Köhler (936).

    win hill

    The favoured German ski Jumpers on the Olympic second Katharina Althaus celebrated the team competition within the Japanese Zao a sovereign victory in the third attempt, the first team jumping in the world Cup won. Althaus (Oberstdorf), Sochi-Olympic champion Carina Vogt (Degenfeld), Juliane Seyfarth (Ruhla) and Ramona Straub (long nordnach) after eight jumps, with 838,6 points and around 14 m ahead of Austria (811,2).