IGLS, Austria — Kaillie Humphries and Lolo Jones rallied within the second warmth to win the ladies’s World Cup bobsled season finale Sunday, a race wherein the U.S. grabbed the gold and silver medals.
Humphries and Jones had the quickest time in that second and ultimate warmth, transferring up from third place and beating teammates Elana Meyers Taylor and Lake Kwaza by four-hundredths of a second. Humphries and Jones completed in 1 minute, 47.07 seconds; Meyers Taylor and Kwaza crossed the road in 1:47.11.
It was the twenty seventh profession World Cup girls’s bobsled victory for Humphries, and the eighth time Jones has helped a sled earn a medal in her final 12 World Cup begins.
“It is good to have this victory,” Jones stated. “Everybody on this staff did an important job, and it is good to see the U.S. end as the highest two sleds.”
Katrin Beierl of Austria teamed with Jennifer Jantina Oluumi Need Onasanya to complete third. That was adequate for Beierl to win the season-long factors title, even and not using a victory in any of the season’s eight races.
Beierl is the fifth totally different feminine pilot within the final 5 years to win the World Cup girls’s general crown.
Within the four-man race, Germany’s Francesco Friedrich gained but once more and clinched that title to associate with his two-man crown this season — the third consecutive season wherein he is swept the factors championships.
Benjamin Maier of Austria was second on Sunday, Justin Kripps of Canada took third and Codie Bascue was thirteenth for the highest U.S. end within the four-man race.
The bobsled and skeleton world championships in Altenberg, Germany begin this coming weekend. The U.S. males’s bobsled staff shouldn’t be collaborating, selecting as a substitute to return dwelling and start working towards staff choice races in March. The U.S. girls’s bobsled staff is competing at worlds.