From Lillehammer, NOR
(Nov. 11, 2017) Kati Beierl dominated the opening round of the 2017/2018 IBSF European Cup to win her first EC race.
The Austrian had the top start in both heats, as well as the fastest run in both heats on her way to gold, ahead of a trio of Germans.
Christin Senkel finished second on the strength of the second fastest run in both heats, while Kim Kalicki and Laura Nolte rounded out the German effort in second through fourth. Lubov Chernykh of Russia and Martina Fontanive of Switzerland finished fifth and sixth, respectively.
|Pos||Names||Nation||Start 1||Start 2||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|1||Beierl / Onasanya||AUT||5.39||5.41||52.88||53.16||1:46.04|
|2||Senkel / Bertels||GER||5.44||5.47||53.07||53.42||1:46.49|
|3||Kalicki / Gericke||GER||5.48||5.47||53.18||53.46||1:46.64|
|4||Nolte / Mark||GER||5.49||5.53||53.19||53.56||1:46.75|
|5||Chernykh / Parfenova||RUS||5.52||5.56||53.55||53.98||1:47.53|
|6||Fontanive / Strebel||SUI||5.52||5.52||53.77||53.98||1:47.75|
|7||Götschi / Bruggisser||SUI||5.71||5.74||54.42||54.66||1:49.08|
|8||Naef / Hottinger||SUI||5.92||5.94||54.97||55.25||1:50.22|