Francesco Friedrich became the most successful male pilot in the history of the bobsleigh World Championships with two-man gold in Altenberg.
The German romped home by two seconds on home ice to win his tenth individual world title, his seventh in the two-man event.
His compatriot Johannes Lochner repeated his silver medal from 2020 alongside Eric Franke, 2.05s behind the winners. It is Lochner's fourth silver medal at the World Championships.
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