Nash, Corless coasted to Canada's first World Cup medal in the women's luge doubles, winning bronze

The teen became the first Canadian to compete in the women's doubles WC race last week

Canada's Caitlin Nash and Natalie Corless have made luge history for the second week in a row.

The duo coasted to the country's first World Cup medal in the women's doubles Friday, taking bronze.

"I wasn't just a little shocked, I was shocked," Nash said in the release. "We just wanted to put in a consistent two runs today and walk away happy with our performance. We are thrilled to walk away with medals."

Nash and Corless, both 19 years old, became the first Canadians to compete in a women's doubles World Cup match last weekend when they finished sixth in their hometown of Whistler, B.C.

"Caitlin and I are at the forefront of women's doubles, and every day we are growing with the sport," said Corless. "We are developing our skills in the singles and doubles events which can be a lot to tackle but overall, we are gaining experience every day." Andrea Vötter and Marion Oberhofer of Italy earned their second straight gold on Friday with two laps. one time. minutes, 28.302 seconds and climbed to the top of the points standings all season.

Jessica Degenhardt and Cheyenne Rosenthal from Germany came in second.

Summer Britcher and Emily Sweeney tied for fourth for the US, with fellow Americans Maya Chan and Reannyn Weiler placing fifth. Vötter and Oberhofer edged past Austrian team Selina Egle and Lara Kipp for the points lead. Egle and Kipp tied for sixth Friday, one place ahead of American sliders Chevonne Forgan and Sophia Kirkby.

In the men's doubles, Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken of Germany came back to beat Juri Gatt and Riccardo Schöpf of Austria.

Germany's Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken held off US sliders Zack DiGregorio and Sean Hollander for third. Dana Kellogg and Duncan Segger tied for eighth for the US.

Canadians Devin Wardrope and Cole Zajanski tied for 15th. This article was written by EDUKASI CAMPUS. 

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