"It feels good," Kibermanis said afterwards, although pusher Matīss Miknis said the pair had hoped to win at home. Kibermanis admitted that victory had eluded them due to mistakes made on the first of two runs.
First place was claimed by Germany's pairing of Friedrich and Schuller with Austria's Maier and Sammer in third.
IBSF #BMWworldcup in #Sigulda— IBSF (@IBSFsliding) December 8, 2018
2-man #Bobsleigh, race 1:
? final results ?
1? Friedrich/Schüller ??
2? Ķibermanis/Miknis ??
3? Maier/Sammer ??
Personal best for Dvořák!
Full results: https://t.co/Pk4yFT2LC3
You can watch the decisive second run of the Latvian pair below.