LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Reigning world champion Kaillie Humphries of Canada has won the gold medal in the World Cup bobsled season-opener, beating the United States team of Lolo Jones and Jazmine Fenlator.
Humphries and brakewoman Chelsea Valois finished the two runs at Lake Placid in 1 minute, 54.86 seconds, 0.47 seconds ahead of Fenlator and Jones, a two-time Olympian in hurdles.
Elana Meyers and track and field star Tianna Madison, who won gold at the London Olympics in the 4 x 100 relay, won the bronze, just 0.01 behind their teammates at Mount Van Hoevenberg.
Americans Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans finished ninth in the 16-sled field.
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