November 26, 2017
Emily Sweeney wins Sprint World Cup after securing B tier qualification
Summer Britcher gets World Cup bronze medal and A tier qualification
WINTERBERG, Germany – It was a where-do-we-start-first kind of day for USA Luge.
On the closing of the Winterberg World Cup weekend on Sunday, Erin Hamlin officially wrote her ticket to her fourth Olympic berth with a fourth place result; Summer Britcher scored a World Cup bronze medal, claimed an A tier qualification for South Korea in the process, and later collected a Sprint Cup silver medal; and Emily Sweeney grabbed her first career World Cup gold medal – in the sprint race – after securing a B tier Olympic qualification with an eighth place effort in singles.