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Athletes to Watch - Beijing 2022
Athletes to Watch - Beijing 2022

Bobsleigh legend Francesco Friedrich is on a mission | Athletes to Watch

Growing up in tough circumstances in Eastern Germany, Francesco developed a fighting spirit which stays with him to this day. The youngest World Champion of all time had a wakeup call at Sochi 2014 when placing 10th in the 4-man bobsleigh. He then vowed to never let an opportunity like that slip again. At PyeongChang 2018, his hard work and commitment paid off with a double gold medal in the 2 and 4-man bobsleigh event. Now he is on a mission to try and defend both titles – something that has never been done before.

Athletes to Watch - Beijing 2022
Athletes to Watch - Beijing 2022

Bobsleigh legend Francesco Friedrich is on a mission | Athletes to Watch

Growing up in tough circumstances in Eastern Germany, Francesco developed a fighting spirit which stays with him to this day. The youngest World Champion of all time had a wakeup call at Sochi 2014 when placing 10th in the 4-man bobsleigh. He then vowed to never let an opportunity like that slip again. At PyeongChang 2018, his hard work and commitment paid off with a double gold medal in the 2 and 4-man bobsleigh event. Now he is on a mission to try and defend both titles – something that has never been done before.

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