This week's Global Podium for the best sportspeople in the world features Amélie Wenger-Reymond, Francesco Friedrich & Thorsten Margis, and Fanny Smith.
|Gold: Amélie Wenger-Reymond|
(Switzerland, Telemark Skiing)
Amélie became the first skier (of any sex or discipline) to reach 150 World Cup victories. She won five golden and one silver medals this week on the Bad Hindelang / Oberjoch (DEU) round. Amélie triumphed in the two Sprint events, the two Classic and one Parallel Sprint events.
Watch a highlight video of the Parallel action (FIS Telemark)
|Silver: Francesco Friedrich / Thorsten Margis|
Friedrich won both, the 2-Man and 4-Man World Cup races at Königssee (DEU). He became the first man to win 50 Bobsleigh World Cup races and has now won 9 World Cup races in a row. Margis won gold with him in both races and has now won eight golds this season.
Watch a video with highlights from Königssee (IBSF)
Bronze: Fanny Smith
(Switzerland, Freestyle Skiing)
She won two golds and a silver at the FIS Freestyle World Cup in Ski Cross, held at Idre Fjäll (SWE). With her second gold she broke the record for most Ski Cross World Cup race wins of all time, between men and women, with 27.
Watch a highlights of her Skiathlon gold (FIS)