Martins Dukurs, Janine Flock win World Cup skeleton races
Canada's Elisabeth Maier finished 6th in women's races
Martins Dukurs of Latvia was the men's winner and Janine Flock of Austria was the women's winner in World Cup skeleton racing on Friday.
It was the first win of the season for both. The race also doubled as the European championship, with Dukurs winning that crown for the 10th consecutive time and Flock prevailing for her third crown.
Flock's win was also the first of her career in her home country.
WATCH | Latvia's Martins Dukurs slides to victory in Austria:
WATCH | Janine Flock wins 1st World Cup race on home track:
Yun Sungbin of South Korea took second and Axel Jungk of Germany was third in the men's race. Elena Nikitina of Russia took the women's silver, followed by Jacqueline Loelling of Germany.
Elisabeth Maier of Calgary was sixth in the women's race, Mirela Rahneva of Ottawa was 13th and Jane Channell of North Vancouver was 15th.
Kevin Boyer of Sherwood Park, Alta., was 18th in the men's race and David Greszczyszyn of Brampton, Ont., was 21st.