Denise Herrmann wins the pursuit in Soldier Hollow, Franziska Hildebrand will be Second. Ski jumper Karl Geiger wins in Willingen, Mikaela Shiffrin brings world championship Gold in the Slalom.messages: Overview
Biathlon world Cup Denise Herrmann and Franziska Hildebrand have brought the German biathletes after two years, again a double victory. In the American Soldier Hollow Herrmann, celebrated in the chase about 10 km, her third career victory, it was 4.2 seconds ahead of Hildebrand. Three weeks before the world Cup in this season before faltering DSV Duo that sat in front of the Finn Kaisa Mäkäräinen (+16,5), logged in, suddenly medal claims.
"have We rocked the whole thing beautiful. To stand together with Hildi on the podium and to get the double victory, is a cool thing," said Herrmann in the ZDF. Hildebrand said: "it was worth the trip Overseas." In the absence of the double Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier, with a view to the world Cup in Östersund (7. to 17. March) in the home, benefited prepared by Hildebrand, and Hermann on the Saturday at the beginning of the good shoot. While the rival blew the inside, remained the German Duo twice in an error-free square one for Hildebrand, and three for Herrmann were at half-time.
ski jumping, Willingen: ski jumper Karl Geiger has won the world Cup in Willingen and his second career victory celebrated. The 26-year-old Allgäuer was on Saturday at the world Cup dress rehearsal with jumps of 142.0 to 150,5 meters from the mühlenkopfschanze ski jump with 311,1 points ahead of Poland's Kamil Stoch (EUR 307.1) and the Japanese Ryoyu Kobayashi (304,7). "Great, Karl, today was absolutely clear in the head," said national coach Werner Schuster is quoted in the ZDF. Geiger, who had celebrated his first victory in Engelberg in December, was after the first round to third and then showed the longest flight of the day.
His best result of the season in Willingen significantly improved Richard Friday (Aue) was recorded as the Sixth. The Saxon, which had already shone at the second place of the DSV-eagle to the team competition on Friday, flew to 144,0, and 140,0 meters.
Ski world Cup, Slalom: Mikaela Shiffrin writes more Ski history and for the fourth Time in a row world champion in the Slalom. As in the Super-G Gold to kick in Are the 23-Year-old from the US was not hit on Saturday. Four world titles in series in a discipline record. With two Gold medals and one Bronze in Are, Shiffrin is also the most successful Alpine skier of this title. Silver with 0.58 seconds behind Anna If Larsson from Sweden won. Bronze went to the giant slalom world champion Petra Vlhova from Slovakia. The best German was Lena Dürr as an Eleventh, Christina Geiger of arbitration in the final.
athletics, 1500 Meter: of The Ethiopians Samuel Tefera has broken at the athletics-hall meeting in Birmingham, the 22-year-old 1,500 m world record. The 19-Year-old indoor world champion by 2018, remained on Saturday in 3:31,04 minutes 14 hundredths under the previous best mark, which had been made by the Moroccan Hicham El Guerrouj in 1997 in Stuttgart. The second in Birmingham was run over in a likewise exquisite 3:31,58 minutes Teferas country man Yomif Kejelcha, in the previous week in New York, only a hundredth of El Guerroujs miles world record.