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Humphries, Moyse hit World Cup bobsleigh podium

Canadian pilot Kaillie Humphries and driver Heather Moyse raced to a bronze medal in the final bobsleigh World Cup of the season in Austria on Friday. The event put Humphries in second place overall in World Cup standings, with 1,563 points. Canada's Helen Upperton finished fourth, with 1,442 points.

Results of season finale race put Canadian driver 2nd place in overall standings

The Canadian duo of Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse hit the bobsleigh World Cup podium again on Friday, claiming a bronze medal.

Their performance came at IGLS, Austria, which is the last World Cup of the 2010 season.

They raced two runs of 53.84 and 53.62 for a 1:47.46 total on the 1976 Olympic track.

The event put Humphries in second position in overall World Cup standings, with 1,563 points. Canada's Helen Upperton concluded the season fourth overall with 1,442 points.

In first place was Shauna Rohbock and Michelle Rzepka of the U.S., who set the track record in both heats. Cathleen Martini and Romy Logsch of Germany finished second and claimed the European championship. 

Germany's Sandra Kiriasis placed sixth, winning her eighth consecutive FIBT World Cup title. 

Rohbock and Rzepka, who will team up at the 2010 Olympics, had 53.66 and 53.47 runs, combining for a 1:47.13 winning time.

Martini and Logsch finished their races in 53.91 and 53.53 for a 1:47.44 total, .31 seconds behind.

Completing the top six were Erin Pac of the U.S. with 1:47.51, Switzerland's Sabina Hafner with 1:47.61; and Kiriasis with 1:47.82.

It was the second time this season that Kiriasis did not reach the podium. She concluded the World Cup season with 1,608 points. Martini finished with 1,545, Rohbock, with 1, 530, and Pac, with 1,424.