Bromley breaks into World Cup top ten in St Moritz

10 January 2014 / 12:11

Great Britain’s Kristian Bromley recorded his first men’s skeleton top-ten World Cup finish of the season as he came home seventh in St Moritz.

Heading to Switzerland Bromley’s best World Cup placing this campaign was the 13th he achieved last time out in Winterberg earlier this month.

And Bromley’s good 2014 continued in St Moritz as he improved two places from his first run to finish seventh in 2:20.60 minutes.

Britain’s other competitors Ed Smith and Dominic Parsons finished 12th and 21st respectively, the latter falling just one place short of a second run.

Bromely’s result means he now sits 15th in the overall World Cup standings on 560 points, with Smith 40th and Parsons tenth on 678.

However there was no denying that the day belonged to the Dukurs family as brothers Martins and Tomass finished first and second respectively.

Defending World Cup champions Martins backed up his win in Winterberg with victory again, coming home in 2:19.18 minutes, while older brother Tomass was 0.26 seconds further back.

Completing the podium in Switzerland was American Matthew Antoine who equalled his best World Cup finish of the season.

Martins Dukurs now leads the overall World Cup standings on 1045 points, leapfrogging Russian Alexander Tretiakov who finished fourth in St Moritz.

Tretiakov sits on 1037 points with Tomass Dukurs third with 988 and Antoine fourth just three points further back.

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