Gough and team relay add luge silvers on home track
Alex Gough and Canada’s team relay both claimed silver medals on Saturday, at the FIL World Cup in Calgary.
Gough was in 3rd place after her first run with 46.769. She maintained momentum with a clean second run at 46.788, bringing her total to 1:33.557 to win silver.
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Gough was beaten by Germany’s Tatjana Huefner who had 1:33.442. In third was Natalie Geisenberger, who was 1st in the first heat, but slipped to third place with 1:33.603.
Teammate Kimberley McRae just missed the podium and ended with 1:33.796 in 4th place.
Canada’s team relay squad found their second World Cup podium of the season on their home track in Calgary. After Gough claimed silver in the women’s event, she joined Edney and the doubles duo Tristan Walker and Justin Snith to capture Canada’s third silver in Calgary.
The event’s gold went to Germany’s team of Tatjana Hüfner, Felix Loch and the doubles pair of Toni Eggert/Sascha Benecken, who remains undefeated in the team event this Olympic winter season. Austria’s quartet of Miriam Kastlunger, Wolfgang Kindl and the doubles duo Peter Penz and Georg Fischler claimed bronze.