Tomass finished 0.62 seconds behind his brother, while Russia’s Alexander Tretiakov finished in third place, 0.67 seconds behind Martins.
IBSF #BMWworldcup + IBSF European Championships: Gold and World Cup win for Martins Dukurs#Winterberg #Skeleton... https://t.co/iunzAxkWZs— IBSF (@IBSFsliding) January 14, 2017
With the win, Martins Dukurs has moved into first place in the Skeleton World Cup standings with 811 points, followed by South Korea's Yun Sung-Bin with 793 points and Germany's Christopher Grotheer with 737 points.
This was the 8th triumph in the European Championships for Dukurs, and seventh podium finish for Tomass.
Men's #Skeleton, final results #BMWworldcup #Winterberg:— IBSF (@IBSFsliding) January 14, 2017
1st Martins Dukurs (LAT),
2nd Tomass Dukurs (LAT,... https://t.co/ghoskWRcQW
On January 15, Latvia's four man bob team led by Oskars Kibermanis finished in eighth position on the same track. After a good first run a podium finish seemed a possibility but mistakes on the second run saw that chance disappear.