Germany’s Francesco Friedrich left little doubt on his option to a seventh consecutive world two-man bobsled championship on dwelling soil in Altenberg.
Friedrich merely rolled to a different title, teaming with brakeman Alexander Schueller to win gold on Sunday over fellow Germans Johannes Lochner and Eric Franke by 2.05 seconds.
Friedrich’s four-run time was three minutes 39.78 seconds, and he pulled off the most important rout in a world bobsled championship race since Germany’s Sandra Kiriasis gained the ladies’s title additionally by 2.05 seconds in 2007.
Lochner and Franke completed in 3:41.83, and Hans Peter Hannighofer and Christian Roeder had been third in 3:42.01 to complete off a German medal sweep.
WATCH | Francesco Friedrich breezes to Tenth general world title:
Calgary’s Chris Spring and Ottawa’s Mike Evelyn had been the highest Canadians in ninth in 3:43.13, adopted by Tenth-place Justin Kripps of Summerland, B.C., and Cam Stones of Whitby, Ont., who stopped the clock in 3:43.25.
WATCH | Spring and Evelyn prime Canadian sled in ninth:
Friedrich has gained each world two-man title since 2013. World championships aren’t held in Olympic years; Friedrich additionally gained the two-man and four-man gold medals on the 2018 Pyeongchang Video games.
Friedrich now has 10 world championships, together with his three victories in four-man. He would be the favorite in four-man subsequent weekend when the world championships resume, with males’s skeleton, girls’s skeleton and girls’s monobob remaining on the schedule as properly.