In the final race of sanocki-odinochnits almost tragedy occurred. American Emily Sweeney lost control and several times crashed into the side of the chute.
The accident looked scary, but she managed herself to leave the competition.
Later she said she feels fine. Members of team USA said that the athlete was injured or injury and sent to hospital.
According to preliminary data, Emily Sweeney received only scratches and bruises. Serious injury was avoided.
At the last two world Championships Emily Sweeney fell in the top 15.
She is the sister of Megan Sweeney, who participated in the competition of sanocki at the Olympics in Vancouver. Her boyfriend is an Italian Luger Dominik Fischnaller, participant of the Sochi Olympics.
Video of the accident on the Luge track can be viewed on Twitter.