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Alex Gough gets first Olympic bronze medal in luge

Alex Gough gets first Olympic bronze medal in luge

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Alex Gough earned Canada's first Olympic medal in luge history on Tuesday when she captured bronze in the women's individual event at the PyeongChang Games. Participating in its fourth Games, the Calgary athlete completed all four runs with a time of three minutes 5.644 seconds (3: 05.644).Germany's Natalie Geisenberger took her second consecutive Olympic gold medal in 3: 05.232, while her compatriot Dajana Eitberger took second place in 3: 05.599, repeating the German double of the Sochi Games in 2014.Gough was third after the first two runs on Monday with a combined time of 1: 32.645, just 0.191 seconds behind Geisenberger at the Olympic Sliding Center.The 30-year-old Canadian kept that position after her third run of 46.425 seconds, 0.336 behind Geisenberger, and only 0.0...