The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION
Linger brothers, Huefner win luge World Cup races to lead standings in men's doubles, women's
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland - Andreas and Wolfgang Linger won a men's doubles luge World Cup event before Tatjana Huefner won the women's race, with Saturday's victors both leading the overall standings.
The Austrian brothers had a combined two-run time of 1 minute 46.691 seconds, edging Germans Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken by 0.040. Germany's Tobias Wendel and Tobias Arlt were third.
The Lingers, two-time Olympic champions, got 100 World Cup points to lead defending champions Wendel and Arlt by 15 overall.
Olympic and world champion Huefner timed 1:46.933 to head a German podium sweep from Natalie Geisenberger and Anke Wischnewski.
Huefner, seeking her fifth World Cup title, leads by 90 from Geisenberger.
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