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Germany sweeps ladies’s singles, Canada’s Susko locations ninth at luge World Cup in Whistler

Julia Taubitz led a German podium sweep within the ladies’s singles on the 2023 Eberspacher Luge World Cup circuit cease on the Whistler Sliding Centre on Saturday.

Taubitz grabbed gold with a time of 1 minute and 18.066 seconds.

Anna Berreiter (1:18.177) and Merle Fraebel (1:18.179) earned silver and bronze, respectively.

Canadians Embyr-Lee Susko and Trinity Ellis completed ninth and sixteenth, respectively.

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FIL World Cup Whistler: Ladies’s 2nd run

Watch the deciding males’s luge run from the FIL World Cup cease in Whistler, B.C.

The workforce relay is about to happen later within the day.

Group relay squads consist of 1 sled from every self-discipline: ladies’s singles, males’s doubles, males’s singles, and girls’s doubles.

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All 4 sleds for every workforce begin one after the opposite from one begin top, offered the slider in entrance of them hits a contact pad to open the beginning gate for his or her teammate.

It is the primary time ladies’s doubles is being included within the relay, with Susko and sliding accomplice Beattie Podulsky competing.

The pair raced of their first senior occasion on Friday and have solely been working collectively for a month.

Podulsky stated on Friday that she had nerves forward of the race, with Susko enjoying the position of calming teammate.

“It was actually nerve wracking,” Podulsky stated. “I used to be able to throw up earlier than that first run. I needed to be advised ‘it is OK, if it occurs it occurs. We’re new.’

“It was undoubtedly actually nerve wracking being round everybody and in that surroundings.”

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