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Lizzy Yarnold wins bronze at Skeleton World Championships

Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold finished third at the Skeleton World Championships in Germany over the weekend.

Yarnold, from West Kingsdown, took the bronze medal with a time of 2min 36.08sec, finishing behind German pair Jacqueline Lolling and Tina Hermann.

The 28-year-old, a former pupil at Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, made her skeleton comeback in December after a year out.

Lizzy Yarnold
Lizzy Yarnold

She said: "It's very emotional. I really feel like this is the beginning.

"I was always confident but I do feel now that I’ve got back into the swing of things."

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