Germany wins luge team event
NAGANO, Japan -- The United States finished second behind Germany on Friday in the team competition at the luge world championships.
The U.S. team of Mark Grimmette, Brian Martin, Ashley Hayden and Tony Benshoof finished in 2 minutes, 29.169 seconds. Grimmette and Martin, bronze medalists at the 1988 Nagano Olympics, had the best overall doubles time of 49.702.
This was Germany's third straight title at the worlds in the team event, which is based on men's and women's singles and men's doubles.
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