Moeller beats German teammate Loch in luge World Cup race

Associated Press

1/19/2013 10:05:59 AM

WINTERBERG, Germany -- Two-time world champion David Moeller edged Olympic gold medallist Felix Loch in a 1-2 German finish at a men's luge World Cup event on Saturday.

Italian veteran Armin Zoeggeler led after the first heat but dropped to third after the second run.

Moeller set a course record in the second heat to jump from third to first for his second win of the season and the 10th World Cup victory of his career.

Loch was .009 seconds behind and leads the overall standings after seven of nine races with 600 points.

Moeller has 498 and Andi Langenhan of Germany is third at 485.