Loading articles...

Alex Gough claims Canada's first-ever Olympic medal in luge

Last Updated Feb 13, 2018 at 8:53 am CDT

Alex Gough of Canada competes in heat two of women's single luge during the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Feb. 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Alex Gough captured Canada’s first-ever medal in women’s luge.

The Calgary native won the bronze medal in the women’s singles race at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Competing at her fourth Olympics, Gough finished with a combined four-run time of three minutes 5.64 seconds.

German Natalie Geisenberger captured her second consecutive gold medal in 3:05.232 while compatriot Dajana Eitberger was second in 3:05.599.