(Beijing) On Friday, Canadian Mirela Rahneva won a bronze medal in the women’s skeleton discipline at the World Cup in Beijing, China.
Rahneva, 35, returned to the Yanqing National Sliding Center for the first time since the 2022 Winter Olympics as the skeleton World Cup season gets under way.
The Ottawa native finished third with a total time of 2:03.99. Germany’s Tina Hermann, current world champion, won gold with a time of 2:03.81. The silver medal was won by the Chinese Zhao Dan (2:03.83).
It was the 14the Rahneva’s World Cup medal. He wants to improve on his third place overall from last season.
Her compatriots Jane Channell and Hallie Clarke finished the race in 12th placee and the 15the position, Friday.
The World Cup circuit continues on December 8 in La Plagne, France.