From Whistler, CAN
(Nov. 5, 2017) Lanette Prediger took her first gold medal of the 2017/2018 Intercontinental Cup season, winning handily over teammate Madison Charney.
The Canadian emergency room doctor went into the second heat as the leader, and was able to outpace Charney in the second run to hang on to gold.
Charney came into the second heat tied for third with Russian Maria Orlova, but edged Orlova in the second run to take silver by .02. Orlova would finish third.
Race 1 winner Anna Fernstädt had trouble late in her first run, finishing the run in 13th. Her second run was the fastest of the race and moved her all the way to fourth place, .03 ahead of Swiss slider Marina Gilardoni and .05 ahead of Olga Potylitsina, who finished fifth and sixth respectively.
Annie O’Shea led the way for the United States in seventh, while teammates Gracie Clapp-Taylor and Megan Henry finished 11th and 12th. Jaclyn Laberge struggled in her second run and finished 16th to round out the Canadian effort.
Katie Tannenbaum finished 15th for the US Virgin Islands.
|Pos||Name||Nation||Start 1||Start 2||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|9||Maria Marinela Mazilu||ROU||5.03||5.04||55.00||54.93||1:49.93|