Oberhof, Lake Placid to stage FIL continental championships

The International Luge Federation (FIL) has announced that Oberhof and Lake Placid will host continental championships during the 2018-19 season.

The next edition of the European Championships, the 50th edition of the event, will take place in the German town from February 9-10.

The most recent edition of the Championships was held in Sigulda, Latvia from January 27-28.

Lake Placid in the United States will stage the next America-Pacific Championships from February 9-10, 2019 after the Canadian city of Calgary played host from December 8-9 last year.

At the events in Oberhof and Lake Placid, the continental titles will be awarded to athletes as part of a race-in-race setup during the World Cup events.