Hall wins bobsleigh gold, Humphries gets bronze

ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Britain’s Brad Hall claimed the second bobsled World Cup victory of his career on Sunday, holding off three German sleds to win.

And Kaley Humphreys of the United States helped upset Germany’s victory in the women’s bobsled race, tying for bronze.

Hall cruised to victory in 1 minute, 48.22 seconds. Germany’s Christoph Hafer was second in 1:48.31, Johannes Lochner third in 1:48.48 and Olympic champion Francesco Friedrich fourth in 1:48.74.

In the women’s race, Lisa Buckwitz and Kira Lipperheide won with a time of 1:53.17, ahead of only Germany’s Kim Kalitzky and Leonie Fiebig (1:53.29). Humphries and Jasmine Jones finished in 1:53.55, tied for third with Germany’s Laura Nolte and Lena Neunecker.

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