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Yarnold wins skeleton gold; Pikus-Pace gets silver

Silver medalist Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States, gold medalist, Elizabeth Yarnold of Great Britain and bronze medalist Elena Nikitina of Russia pose during the flower ceremony after the women's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Photographer: The Associated Press
Silver medalist Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States, gold medalist, Elizabeth Yarnold of Great Britain and bronze medalist Elena Nikitina of Russia pose during the flower ceremony after the women's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Complete coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games Britain's Lizzy Yarnold won the season's first race on a technicality. The season's last race, there was no argument. Yarnold won the Olympic women's skeleton gold medal Friday night, a victory that puts the 25-year-old unquestionably atop her sport, probably for years to come. Her four-run time was 0.97 seconds faster than silver medalist Noelle Pikus-Pace of Eagle Mountain, Utah, who entered retirement by exorcising the ...

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