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Luge and Skeleton Tuesday, 7 January, 2003, 10:48 GMT
Alex Coomber celebrates winning bronze on the podium Coomber cherishes medal moment
Alex Coomber talks to BBC Sport Online about her relief at winning a bronze medal in the bob skeleton.
US skeleton star Jim Shea dedicated the win to his grandfather Emotional gold for Shea
American Jim Shea wins the men's skeleton - while Ireland just miss out on their first Winter Olympics medal.
Britain's skeleton slider Alex Coomber celebrates on the medal podium Coomber claims bronze for Britain
Alex Coomber wins Great Britain's first medal of the Salt Lake City Games after finishing third in the women's skeleton.
Zoeggeler crushes Hackl dream
Germany's George Hackl misses out on a fourth consecutive Olympic luge gold as Italian Armin Zoeggeler steals the show.
Tearful triumph cheers America
Jim Shea Jr's remarkable skeleton success warms the hearts of Americans watching the Winter Olympics.
Olympic heroine arrives home
Alex Coomber, Olympic bronze medallist in the high-risk bob skeleton, is welcomed home at Heathrow Airport.
German pair hold off US challenge
Patric Leitner and Alexander Resch take gold in the Olympic men's luge double with America claiming both silver and bronze.
Otto leads German clean sweep
Germany take all three medals in the women's luge as Sylke Otto denies Silke Kraushaar the chance for a second consecutive Olympic gold.
Legend of the luge
Georg Hackl still makes history despite just missing out on his fourth consecutive luge gold at the Winter Olympics.
Happy Hatton hits target
British luger Mark Hatton twice breaks the national record as he achieves his aim of a top 25 finish at the Winter Olympics.
Luger makes Olympic history
The Winter Olympics' first black female luger, Dinah Browne, flies the flag for the US Virgin Islands in Salt Lake City.
Digital gear gives luge the edge
Digital technology could hold the key to Olympic gold for the US luge team.
Irish lord of the ice
A profile of sliding peer Clifton Wrottesley, who so nearly won Ireland's maiden Winter Olympics medal.
Coomber on the spot
Great Britain's Alex Coomber did the nation proud by winning a bronze medal at the Salt Lake City Games.
Coomber buoyed by family circle
BBC Sport Online's Anna Thompson talks to British bronze medallist Alex Coomber and her supportive family.
Coomber's moment of truth
British gold medal hope Alex Coomber talks to BBC Sport Online as D-day in the Olympic bob skeleton arrives.
Coomber back on track
Britain's Alex Coomber shows her world champion class as she finishes the second Olympic training day at the top of the pack.
Coomber ready for the big test
Great Britain's best gold medal hope Alex Coomber says she thrives on the pressure of the big occasion.
All quiet for Coomber
Bob skeleton star Alex Coomber tells BBC Sport Online about her calming preparation in Calagary.
Coomber relieved after scare
Bob skeleton star Alex Coomber tells BBC Sport Online about her crash in pre-Olympic training - and why she misses a special friend.
Getting in the groove
British bob skeleton star Alex Coomber tells BBC Sport Online she is hitting the track and fine-tuning ahead of the Winter Olympics.
On top of the world
British bob skeleton star Alex Coomber tells BBC Sport Online about her World Cup victory as she prepares for the Olympics.
In the spotlight
British bob skeleton star Alex Coomber tells BBC Sport Online about the pressures ahead of the Winter Olympics.
Coomber's golden shot
Bob skeleton gold medal favourite Alex Coomber on the pressure of being Britain's best hope of success at Salt Lake City.

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BBC Sport Online's Anna Thompson speaks to British skeleton bronze medallists Alex Coomber and her supportive family
Coomber's medal glory


See how Alex Coomber clinched bronze for Great Britain at the Winter Olympics
Bronze for Coomber


BBC Sport Online's Alex Gubbay reports from Salt Lake City on the Winter OIympics
Irish lord of the ice


Jim Shea Jr, a third generation Olympian, celebrates skeleton gold with his mother SusanGolden boy
Shea's tearful Olympic triumph cheers America

Mark Hatton broke two national records at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake CityHappy Hatton
British Olympic luger satisfied with 25th place


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