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  • Bauhaus FIBT Bob & Skeleton World Championships 2013 in St. Moritz Kaillie Humphries in the lead after two of four runs, Anja Schneiderheinze second, Elana Meyers third


    St. Moritz (RWH) Half time, and Canada is in the lead: Kaillie Humphries and Chelsea Valois are heading for gold in the women’s bobsleigh after two of four runs in the Bauhaus FIBT Bob & Skeleton World Championships in St. Moritz (SUI). Olympic Champion and defending World Champion Humphries and her brakewoman are 0.12 seconds ahead of second-placed Anja Schneiderheinze/Lisette Thöne of Germany, in turn followed closely by Elana Meyers/Katie Eberling from the US team in third, 0.18 seconds back.

    The winner of the 2013 World Championship gold medal in women’s bobsleigh will be decided in runs three and four on Saturday, 26 January at 12.45 pm and 2.10 pm CET.

    What the racers say:

    Kaillie Humphries (CAN, Olympic Champion 2010, World Champion 2012)
    “The competition is not over, there are two more runs. I hope all will continue like today.”

    Anja Schneiderheinze (GER, European Championships Silver medallist 2011)
    “This is a present for my mother, whose birthday is today! Now I hope for a good night and two more good runs tomorrow.”

    Elana Meyers (USA, World Championships Bronze medallist 2012)
    “The first day of World Championships is always hard. It’s a really competitive race and everything is possible in heat three and four.”

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