From Igls, AUT
(Nov. 15, 2018) – Craig Thompson and Marcus Wyatt went 1-2 for Great Britain to kick off the 2018/2019 Intercontinental Cup season in Igls.
Thompson was the quickest off the top in both heats, and was just fast enough at the bottom to edge out his teammate by just .02 after carrying a .04 lead into the run. The win was Thompson’s second international win, with the first being a European Cup race in Lillehammer just over a year ago.
Wyatt held off German Kilian von Schleinitz for silver, while the German took bronze.
Seunggi Jung of Korea moved up from sixth to fourth on his second run on the strength of the second heat’s fastest run, while Samuel Maier finished fifth on home ice and Dominic Rady rounded out the top six.
Mike Rogals led the way for the United States in 14th, with teammates Nathan Crumpton and Stephen Garbett just behind him in 15th and 16th. For Canada, Patrick Rooney was the top finisher in 19th, ahead of teammate Kyle Murray in 20th. Mark Lynch rounded out the Canadian effort in 25th.
|Pos||Name||Nation||Start 1||Start 2||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|3||Kilian von Schleinitz||GER||5.01||4.96||52.97||52.66||1:45.63|
|9||Joseph Luke Cecchini||ITA||5.04||5.05||53.58||53.05||1:46.63|
|22||Mihail Sebastian Enache||ROU||5.08||54.38|