Friday saw the first of the World Cup Races on the Saalach River in Lofer Austria. It was the Classic race and in the men's K1 Robert McIntyre placed 26th in the field of 38 starters. The winner was the Austrian Veteran Gerhard Schmid from another seasoned campaigner in Kamil Mruzek from the Czech Republic taking the silver with Felix Bovet from France taking the bronze.
In the lady's K1 Maddie Batters finished 15th in the field of 17 starters. It was however a trifecta for the Swiss ladies. Sabine Eichenberger took the gold with team mates Deborah Fogel and Chantel Abgottspon taking the silver and bronze respectively.
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