Fastest push but no podium |

Fastest push but no podium

SHAUNA FARNELLspecial to the daily
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CESANA PARIOL, Italy – Katie Uhlaender wants a re-do in her Olympic skeleton debut.The 21-year-old from Breckenridge finished sixth Thursday behind gold medalist Maya Pedersen of Switzerland, Great Britain’s Shelley Rudman, who took silver, and Canadian bronze medalist Mellisa Hollingsworth-Richards.Uhlaender missed the podium by less than a second.Pedersen, a two-time world champion and winner of four World Cups this season, won the race with a two-run combined time of 1 minute, 59.83 seconds. Rudman finished in 2:01.06 and Hollingsworth-Richards in 2:01.41. Uhlaender’s time was 2:02.30.

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