Germany's Loelling wins world skeleton title, Yarnold takes bronze

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Germany's Jacqueline Loelling claimed her first skeleton world championship gold by sliding to victory on her home track in Konigssee on Saturday.

Leading going into the third and final run, the World Cup leader produced a nerveless slide to stay in front of compatriot and defending champion Tina Hermann.

Yarnold, who returned this season after taking 18 months out of the sport, was fourth after Friday's opening day with the second of the day's two runs abandoned because of heavy snow.

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