Kraushaar led by 0.019 seconds after the first run, but Niedernhuber took the lead of 0.056 seconds after the second run. Kraushaar made up 0.050 seconds in the third run and 0.008 more seconds in the final run to win this event by the equivalent of . Neuner would be the last non-German to medal in this event at the Winter Olympics, world, or European championships until fellow AustrianVeronika Halder won a bronze in this event at the 2008 European championships.
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