Laura Nolte and Francesco Friedrich continued their dominance of the World Cup with gold medals in Winterberg.
European champion Nolte toasted her third win of the season with victory by a margin of 0.07 seconds alongside push athlete Deborah Levi.
It was a German clean sweep in the women's race with Olympic champion Mariama Jamanka taking silver with Alexandra Burghardt and Kim Kalicki and Leonie Fiebig bagging bronze.
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Friedrich cruised to an incredible 20th 4-man World Cup gold medal, his 60th triumph overall. The 31-year-old sealed top step with a combined clocking of 1:49.38, enough to prevail by 0.30 seconds alongside Thorsten Margis, Candy Bauer and Alexander Schueller.
Brad Hall guided Britain to another podium finish as their Olympic season gained further momentum with a silver medal alongside Taylor Lawrence, Nick Gleeson and Greg Cackett, six-hundredths of a second ahead of Austria in bronze.
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