Olympics Blog

News about the Summer and Winter Games

« Previous Post | Olympics Blog Home | Next Post »

Amy Williams of Great Britain leads women's skeleton

February 18, 2010 |  7:38 pm


Noelle Pikus-Pace (Orem, Utah) is in fifth place midway through the women’s skeleton competition at Vancouver Winter Olympics. With a total time of 1:48.51, she is 0.55 seconds behind the pace set by the leader, Amy Williams of Great Britain, who has a 1:47.96.

Pikus-Pace is only 0.16 off the bronze medal, as Canada’s Mellisa Hollingsworth has a 1:48.35.

Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) is ninth after two runs with a 1:49.04.

Women's skeleton will conclude with the final two runs on Friday.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Fans line curve sixteen as Mellisa Hollingsworth of Canada finishes her second skeleton run. Credit: CJ Gunter, EPA.