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Medals for Yarnold, Rudman in Switzerland

ESPN staff
January 11, 2014
Yarnold remains top of the World Cup standings with two races remaining © AP

Great Britain won two more medals at the skeleton World Cup as Lizzy Yarnold and Shelley Rudman finished second third in St Moritz, Switzerland.

Yarnold finished 0.40 seconds behind American Noelle Pikus-Pace, with Rudman a further 0.04 seconds back.

There are two World Cup races left - at Igls, Austria, next week and Konigssee in Germany at the end of the month - with Yarnold top of the standings.

A slight mistake saw her miss out on gold, but she remains upbeat. She said: "There were a few bumps and scrapes but I'm really pleased there are two British girls on the podium. It shows our strength in depth."

Rudman, who won silver at the 2006 Winter Olympics, added: "I'm really happy I connected with the track today and got a bronze medal."

Team GB will name the skeleton squad competing at the Sochi Games on January 22.

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