South Korean Sungbin Yun dominates the field in Park City

Sungbin Yun of Korea won the second race of the 2017/2018 BMW IBSF World Cup season, which took place in Park City (USA).

For his third ever World Cup victory, the runner up in the overall World Cup standings for the past two seasons pushed World Champion and defending World Cup holder Martins Dukurs of Latvia
(0.63 seconds back) into second place. On his second run, Sungbin Yun set a new track
record of 48.50 seconds. World Championship runner up Axel Jungk (GER, 0.75 seconds back) finished third in Park City.

Following the second of eight races in the BMW IBSF World Cup 2017/2018, the overall
standings in the Olympic season are led by Sungbin Yun (KOR) and Martins Dukurs (LAT) on
435 points each. Axel Jungk (GER, 392) is third overall.

Great Britains three sliders Dominik Parsons, Jeremy Rice and Jack Thomas finished 20th, 24th and 25th respectively.

GB’s Jerry Rice and Jack Thomas missing out on a second run after finishing in 24th and 25th respectively after recording times of 49.92 and 50 seconds dead at the 2002 Olympic track.

On the Europa Cup circuit, Brogan Crowley backed up Friday’s gold medal in Winterberg with a bronze at the same track, while Craig Thompson and Ellie Furneaux were also on the wider podium as they finished fourth and sixth in their respective races.

The circuit now moves onto Whistler, Canada on the 2010 Olympic Track.

 

RacerReady will be reporting the results and views from the world cup races immediately the action finishes.

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