GB's Lizzy Yarnold wins skeleton bronze at World Championships

Lizzy Yarnold
Yarnold won gold at the Skeleton Junior World Championships in January

Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold won a bronze medal at the women's skeleton World Championship in New York.

The 23-year-old, in her third senior race, outpaced World Cup champion Shelley Rudman by 0.35 seconds.

Katie Uhlaender took gold for the United States, finishing the four heats at Mount Van Hoevenberg in 3 minutes 42.33 seconds, while GB Olympic champion Amy Williams was fifth.

Two-time defending world champion Marion Thees of Germany was sixth.

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