IGLS, Austria (AP) — Latvia’s Martins Dukurs wrapped up his tenth World Cup males’s skeleton season championship Friday with out doing something. Austria’s Janine Flock needed to work a bit more durable on the way in which to clinching her second seasonlong title.
Flock was second within the ladies’s skeleton World Cup season finale, greater than adequate to present her the factors crown. Flock additionally gained the seasonlong title in 2014-15.
Russia’s Elena Nikitina gained the race, adopted by Flock and Kimberley Bos of the Netherlands. Katie Uhlaender was thirteenth for the U.S., with Kendall Wesenberg fifteenth and Sara Roderick sixteenth in her World Cup debut.
Dukurs didn’t even race Friday and was nonetheless assured the season title since most different prime contenders joined him in skipping the race to arrange for the world championships. They begin subsequent weekend in Altenberg, Germany.
Dukurs has gained the World Cup title in 10 of the final 12 seasons.
Russia’s Alexander Tretiakov gained the boys’s race Friday, adopted by Britain’s Craig Thompson and Austria’s Samuel Maier. For the U.S., Austin Florian was 14th and Austin McCrary twenty third.
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