Skeleton: UK's Amy Williams, Canada's Jon Montgomery Win Gold

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Men's Skeleton: Canadian Jon Montgomery Takes Gold

In the men's skeleton medal round Friday evening, Canada's Jon Montgomery leapfrogged Latvia's Martins Dukurs to take home the gold. Montgomery, who started the final run with 0.18 seconds to make up, ended up besting Dukurs by a mere 0.07 seconds.

Russia's Aleksandr Tretiyakov, who finished 1.02 seconds behind, won the bronze.

Martin Dukurs' brother, fellow Latvian Tomass Dukurs, nearly saw his brother on the podium with him. Tomass Dukurs finished at fourth place, 1.40 seconds behind.

More: SB Nation’s full coverage of the Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics Medal Count Tracker.

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Women's Skeleton: Great Britain's Amy Williams Wins Gold

Great Britain has won its first gold medal of the Vancouver Olympic Games, and only its eighth in Winter Olympics history. Skeleton sledder Amy Williams made an exceptional final run to win the gold over Germany's Kerstin Szymkowiak. Anja Huber, also from Germany, took the bronze.

The top-ranking American was Noelle Pikus-Pace, who finished 0.82 seconds behind in the final standings. American Katie Uhlaender finished 11th.

More: SB Nation’s full coverage of the Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics Medal Count Tracker.

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