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Olympic Medal: Women's Skeleton

Feb. 14, 2014 at 12:46 PM

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Yarnold of Britain won the Olympic gold medal Friday in the women's skeleton.

The silver medal went to Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States, who came out of retirement in hope of finally winning an Olympic medal.

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The bronze was won by Elena Nikitina of Russia. American Katie Uhlaender finished fourth, missing out on a medal by 0.04 second.

Yarnold's gold was the first for Britain at these Olympics.

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