Martins Dukurs of Latvia leads Alexander Tretiakov at halfway stage of skeleton worlds

bug


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

People:

    Subjects:

    Places:

     


    WINTERBERG, Germany — Martins Dukurs of Latvia took a narrow lead over Olympic gold medalist Alexander Tretiakov of Russia at the halfway stage of the skeleton world championship.

    Dukurs was .17 seconds ahead of defending world champion Tretiakov after Thursday's two runs. Dukurs is the silver medalist from the 2010 and 2014 Olympics.

    Dukurs' brother Tomass was in third place, .69 seconds behind the pace.

    The final two runs are on Friday.

    Christopher Grotheer, German teammate Axel Jungk and Nikita Tregubov of Russia, three leading juniors, were fourth to sixth, respectively.

    All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
    All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.