Mirela Rahneva slides to bronze in Switzerland
Mirela Rahneva slid to a skeleton bronze on Friday morning at the IBSF World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Rahneva put up a combined run time of 2:18.22 to secure her spot on the podium.
After the first heat, the Canadian sat in fourth place, but propelled herself to a bronze medal after she crossed the finish line in 1:08.99 on her second run. Australian Jaclyn Narracott won the event in 2:17.56, while the Netherlands’ Kimberly Bos finished in second place with a time of 2:17.62.
This is Rahneva’s second World Cup medal this season. She previously stood on the podium in Winterberg, Germany where she also won a bronze medal.
Canadian Jane Channell also competed in today’s women’s skeleton event, finishing in seventh place (2:18.91).
All of the sliding action in Switzerland will continue over the weekend with bobsleigh and women’s monobob.