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Baltimore native Britcher wins her fourth luge World Cup

Baltimore native Britcher wins her fourth luge World Cup

Baltimore native Summer Britcher claimed her fourth luge World Cup victory on Saturday, adding her name to the list of potential medal winners at the upcoming Winter Olympics.

The American trailed Natalie Geisenberger after the first run but Britcher, who lives in Glen Rock, Pa., was quickest in the second to beat the German by 0.033 seconds and win in a combined time of 1 minute, 35.266 seconds.

"I'm glad I have that experience now going forward," said Britcher, who was slowed last year due to a shoulder injury and hadn't won since December 2015.

Britcher said she had been helped by some training at the higher start.

"I think that really gave me...

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