Nordic Combined double victory at Citysprint Pfullingen

18 September 2016 17:14
Podium at the Nordic Trophy Pfullingen
Podium at the Nordic Trophy Pfullingen -

Manuel Faißt and teammate Tobias Haug were the best roller-ski sprinters in the male category at the Citysprint part of the Nordic Trophy in Pfullingen.

A 700-m sprint course in the town center of Pfullingen, was the backdrop for the prologue and the following sprint heats in which about 150 athletes faced off in three categories: juniors, male and female. Next to the athletes, there was a inline skate parcours for children who wanted to test their skills.

In the end, it was Nordic Combined World Cup athlete Manuel Faißt taking the victory and beating our his team- and SV Baiersbronn clubmate Tobias Haug whose pole broke in the final heat. FIS Youth Cup starter and local hero Finn Stütz captured a third place in the junior category.