Forster gets her second gold
The 26-year-old monoskier driver Forster came to the goal on Saturday in the slalom in the sitting class in Wenjing Zhang and Liu Sitong from China and then shouted out his joy clearly audible. “I’m just great happy,” she said. Forester earlier with the Paralympics in the realm of the middle gold in the super combination and twice silver in the departure and in the Super-G. She was fourth in the giant slalom.
Already after the first pass, the athlete of radolfzell sovereignly led the competition. Also in the second run, she dominated and cheered in a projection of 2.32 seconds earned over its fourth paralympics victory. “Now I want to get down and relax,” explained Forster. In four years in Italy, there will be more medals. “There are still increasing possibilities,” she realized.
Anna-Maria Rieder Imago / Mika Volkmann
In the standing class, the 22-year-old Rieder from Murnau came to the finish after two runs with a loud jubilant as a third third and secured their first medal at their first Paralympics participation. Gold brought himself to the Swedish Ebba Aarsjoe in front of Mengqiu Zhang from China. In the previous races Rieder missed twice as fifth and once as fourth just under the podium sites.
Andrea Rothfuss, who had recovered bronze on Friday in the giant slalom, left the first pass. “It should not be today,” said the 32-year-old. Due to the noble metal from the previous day, Rothfuss will drive home with a medal with a fifth Paralympics. A sixth participation in four years in Italy did not exclude on Saturday.