From Lake Placid, USA
Jan. 24, 2020 – Katie Uhlaender won her second race in as many days, this time sharing gold with Kimberley Murray.
The United States came into the second heat in the two top spots, with Kelly Curtis .02 ahead of Uhlaender. On the second run Murray threw down the fastest run of the race, moving up from fifth into the lead with only Uhlaender and Curtis to come. Uhlaender answered with the second quickest run of the heat, tying her with Murray. Curtis manged only the sixth quickest run, falling out of the medals into fifth and giving the win to Uhlaender and Murray.
Sara Roderick finished third, moving up from fourth in the first heat for her second medal in as many days. Susanne Kreher finished fourth, ahead of Curtis in fifth and Hannah Neise in sixth. Nicole Silveira finished seventh for the second straight race.
Jaclyn LaBerge finished eighth, her best ICC finish outside of Canada since November of 2016. Teammate Grace Dafoe left Lake Placid with a bunch of personal bests in 17th.
Great Britain’s Ashleigh PIttaway finished tenth, one spot behind Russia’s Alena Frolova.
In the Intercontinental Cup points, Germany’s Susanne Kreher heads to Korea for the final two races of the season 132 points ahead of the United States’ Kelly Curtis. Frolova sits third, with Roderick and Anastasia Trufanova fourth and fifth respectively. Katie Uhlaender is sixth despite missing the first two races of the season.
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