Yarnold and Creighton finish in top 10

04 January 2013 / 17:12

Lizzy Yarnold finished fourth in the women's skeleton World Cup event in Altenberg, Germany on Friday, while Donna Creighton claimed seventh place.

Yarnold improved from fifth place after her first run to finish 0.06 seconds behind third-placed Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States. Germany's Marion Thees won the race with another American, Katie Uhlaender, second.

Shelley Rudman, who won the World Cup race in Winterburg last month, finished in 17th place after suffering a bout of flu.