Georgia luger killed in training

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An Olympic luger has been killed after a brutal crash during a training run Friday in Whistler.

Amid safety concerns over the speed lugers have been reaching at the Whislter sliding centre, Nodar Kumaritashvili, of Georgia, was approaching a final 270-degree turn — at speeds estimated at 140 kilometres an hour — when he lost control.

Full story: Georgia luger killed in training – Toronto Sun