Two-man sled: Friedley and Vogt in the top ten
Simon Friedley finished eighth in the bobsleigh world cup for two men in Winterberg with Andreas Haas. The man from Solothurn lost half a second on the podium. Michael Vogt and his backer Sandro Michel came in ninth, right behind them. After the first (seventh) round, the duo was one place ahead of the other Swiss bobsleigh. Again, there was no transgression of Francesco Friedrich. The record world champion from Germany celebrated his 12th win of the season and set a new record.
Biathlon: 1 mixed relay in the top 10
Joscha Burkhalter and Amy Baserga created a small exclamation point in Oberhof. In the singles mixed relay, the duo finished eighth. On his second move, Burkhalter had to come out on a penalty ring, but with a strong second streak and only two spare rounds, Basarga managed to keep Switzerland in the top ten. The victory went to Russia ahead of Austria and Ukraine.
Biathlon: mixed Swiss relay without exploitation
In the 4 x 8 km mixed relay race in Oberhof, the Swiss biathlon team missed the top 15 places. Sebastian Stalder, Seraphine Westner, Elisa and Aita Gasparin finished 16th and lost 26 seconds to Kazakhstan (15th). Victory went to Norway. The country of the biathlon is away from Belarus by about half a minute, while France, which is in third place, succeeded by more than two minutes. In the afternoon, there will be one mixed relay at the same location.
Monobob: Hasler and Fontanive are out of the top ten
Monopop drivers, Melanie Hasler and Martina Fontanev, missed the top ten in the World Cup race in Winterberg. Hassler, who missed the last World Cup finals in Sigulda through injury and has yet to fully dominate, came in 13th, and the Aargau lady already has the Olympic ticket in her pocket. Fontanev, who has not yet qualified for the Winter Games in Beijing, had to settle for 17th place in Hochsauerland.
Live on srf.ch/sport, on January 8, 2022, at 9.45 am; mir / tu
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