Dukurs wins again to extend World Cup lead

Sun, 23 Jan 14:28:00 2011

Olympic silver medallist Martins Dukurs extended his lead at the top of the World Cup standings with victory in Winterburg.

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The Latvian, defending World Cup champion, clocked 57.48 seconds to lead after the first run and followed up with 57.93 to top the podium with 1:55.41.

Russia's Sergei Chudinov finished 0.20 adrift in second, with his compatriot, Olympic bronze medallist Alexander Tretiakov, a further 0.10 back.            

Dukurs, on 1269 points, now leads Tretiakov in the overall standings by 114 points. Chudinov lies third on 1109.


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