Luge Canada

Sam Edney Finishes 18th at Luge World Cup

 OBERHOF, Ger.—Sam Edney slid into 18th spot at the Luge World Cup on Sunday in Oberhof, Germany,

The 28-year-old Calgarian clocked a two-run time of 1:28.451 down the technical 11-corner Oberhof track.

A two-time Olympian, Edney has two fifth-place finishes – both on home ice – in Whistler last year and in Calgary came during the 2009-10 Olympic year. He was seventh at the World Championships last season in Altenberg.

The Germans swept the men’s podium once again on home ice. Felix Loch continued his dominance climbing to the top with a time of 1:27.257. Andi Langenhan was second at 1:27.647, while Johannes Ludwig grabbed the bronze with a time of 1:27.776.

Canada did not compete in the relay.

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