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Germans 1-2 in Men's Singles

Jens Mueller upset favourites Georg Hackl and Armin Zoeggeler to win the men's singles title Sunday and give Germany a 1-2 finish at the European Luge Championships.

Mueller set a course record with a first-run time of 54.627 seconds. He finished with a combined time of 1:50.273.

Hackl, a triple Olympic champion, took the silver at 1:50.512.

Italy's Zoeggeler, the world champion who had been unbeaten in five World Cup races this season, had the fastest second run but wound up third at 1:50.570.

Calgary's Chris Moffat was the top Canadian in 14th with a two-run time of 1:51.835.

Tyler Seitz was 19th, Eric Pothier placed 29th and Ryan Paton was 33rd. All are from Calgary.

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Reprinted with permission from The Calgary Sun