Canadian teams capture gold, silver medals in World Cup bobsleigh competition

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ALTENBERG, Germany - Canada captured a gold and silver medal Saturday at a women's World Cup bobsleigh event Saturday.
Kallie Humphries of Calgary and Heather Moyse of Summerside, P.E.I., posted a time of one minute 53.60 second to capture the gold, finishing 0.43 seconds ahead of Helen Upperton of Calgary and Edmonton's Jennifer Ciochetti.
Americans Shauna Rohback and Michelle Rzepka took third.
Humphries and Moyse posted a track-record time of 56.79 seconds in their first run. In their second round, the Canadians had a start time of 5.74 seconds to shave .03 seconds off the previous best.
Andre Lange and Kevin Kuske of Germany won the men's event in 1:49.81. Compatriots Thomas Florschuetz and Marc Kuehne were second in 1:50.47.
Lyndon Rush of Humboldt, Sask., and Lascelles Brown of Calgary were fifth with a time of 1:51.00.

Geographic location: Calgary, Germany, Canada Summerside Edmonton Humboldt Sask.

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