Julia Taubitz claimed the women’s overall International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup title to maintain Germany’s 21-year dominance of the event.
Russia’s Tatyana Ivanova and Roman Repilov will aim to secure the overall International Luge Federation (FIL) Luge World Cup titles at the season ending event in Königssee.
Russia won two gold medals on the final day of the Luge World Cup in Winterberg after hosts Germany opted not to compete due to the safety concerns about their own track.
Germany’s Julia Taubitz and Russia’s Tatyana Ivanova will continue their head-to-head battle as the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup season heads to Oberhof.
German pairings dominated in the doubles event at the International Luge Federation World Cup in Whistler, but their limelight was shared by two 16-year-old home sliders who became the first women in the event's 62-year history to compete with men.
Austrian Jonas Müller will aim for a hat-trick of men's singles victories at the International Luge Federation World Cup in Whistler.
Austria's Jonas Müller made it two men's victories from as many races at the International Luge Federation World Cup this season as he clinched the narrowest of wins in Lake Placid.
Germany's Julia Taubitz slid to the third International Luge Federation World Cup victory of her career as she claimed the women's title in Lake Placid.
Lake Placid is set to host the second event of the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup season, with the opening sprint competition also taking place.
Tatyana Ivanova of Russia claimed her 11th career singles win on the opening day of the International Luge Federation World Cup season in Innsbruck.
German number one Julia Taubitz has claimed she is "relaxed" ahead of the Luge World Cup season, where she will lead the team in the absence of seven-time defending champion Natalie Geisenberger.