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Taubitz wins 2 luge World Cup golds, Britcher grabs a silver

Russia Luge Sprint World Cup
Posted at 11:35 AM, Dec 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-05 11:35:37-05

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Julia Taubitz of Germany won two women’s World Cup luge races Sunday.

Summer Britcher gave USA Luge its best individual finish in nearly two years by grabbing a silver medal in the women's sprint.

Taubitz won both the women's race and the sprint that followed.

Britcher’s silver medal was the best finish for the U.S. in a singles or doubles World Cup race since her silver at Lillehammer in January 2020.

In the men’s sprint, Dominik Fischnaller of Italy got his seventh career World Cup victory.

And in the doubles sprint, Latvian brothers Andris Sics and Juris Sics got the win.