Austria sweeps Luge World Cup races, Sweeney wins silver
IGLS, Austria (AP) – Madeleine Egle won a women’s luge World Cup race Saturday to lead the Austrians’ dominant season-opening display on home ice, while Emily Sweeney of the United States finishing second in the women’s race to equal her best result on the circuit in five years.
Austria also won the men’s doubles gold and the first women’s doubles race at the World Cup. The Austrians took five of the day’s nine medals.
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