Huefner claims 25th World Cup gold

Sat, 18 Dec 01:04:00 2010

Olympic gold-medallist Tatjana Huefner continued her perfect start to the luge World Cup season by claiming a fourth win in as many races, at the Olympic Park, Utah.

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Huefner's two-race time of 1 minute 27.075 seconds beat German team-mate Anke Wischnewski into second place by 0.84 seconds - giving Germany an extraordinary 102nd-straight World Cup victory, and Huefner a 25th World Cup gold.

Canada's Alex Gough completed the podium, a further 0.187 seconds back, and reigning world champion Erin Hamlin of the USA could only manage a 10th-placed finish after an error-strewn first run.


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