PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Latvia's Martins Dukurs extended his World Cup dominance, claiming gold Saturday in the men's skeleton event at Utah Olympic Park.
His combined time for two runs was 1 minute, 39.71 seconds, edging Germany's Alexander Kroeckel (1:39.76). Russia's Alexander Tretjyakov won bronze (1:39.82).
Dukurs is the two-time defending world champion and has won both World Cup races this year. He turned in the fastest times in both runs Saturday with a slight drizzle falling.
John Daly was the top American finisher in seventh place (1:40.38). Teammates Matthew Antoine was ninth (1:40.87) and Kyle Tress finished 20th (1:42.06).