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Alex Gough claims Canada's first-ever Olympic medal in luge

Last Updated Feb 13, 2018 at 9:53 am EST

Alex Gough of Canada competes in heat two of women's single luge during the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Feb. 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Alex Gough captured Canada’s first-ever medal in women’s luge.

The Calgary native won the bronze medal in the women’s singles race at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Competing at her fourth Olympics, Gough finished with a combined four-run time of three minutes 5.64 seconds.

German Natalie Geisenberger captured her second consecutive gold medal in 3:05.232 while compatriot Dajana Eitberger was second in 3:05.599.

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Well, the fourth attempt proved successful..Congratulations, Alex!

February 13, 2018 at 11:11 am