From Whistler, CAN
Dec. 13, 2019 – Russian Tatyana Ivanova didn’t need a huge comeback to win gold like she had earlier in the season. She simply cruised to victory in Whistler.
Ivanova was the quickest off the top in the first heat, and only .003 off the fast start in the second heat. At the bottom of the track she was unmatched, setting the two fastest times of the whole race on her way to a .191 victory over German Anna Berreiter.
Ivanova was the quickest woman at every split save for the second start.
For Berreiter, the silver medal was a career-best the the World Cup level.
Viktoriia added to a banner day for Russia in Whistler with a bronze medal, jumping up from eighth into the medals.
Julia Taubitz, the winner of the first two World Cup races of the season, finished just out of the medals in fourth. while Jessica Tiebel finished fifth.
Andrea Vötter came into the second heat with a shot at her first World Cup medal in third, but struggled on her second run to finish sixth.
For the United States, Emily Sweeney led the way with a seventh place effort. Teammates Ashley Farquharson and Brittney Arndt finished 18th and 19th, separated by .001, while Summer Britcher had trouble at the top of her first run and finished 28th.
Canada couldn’t quite work their way into the top ten on the only active track in Canada. Carolyn Maxwell finished 12th to lead the way, while Makena Hodgson finished 14th and Brooke Apshkrum 16th. Trinity Ellis finished 20th to round out the Canadian effort.
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