Kaillie Humphries of the United States bagged her first IBSF World Cup victory of the season in Lake Placid ©IBSF

World Champion Kaillie Humphries of the United States bagged her first International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup victory of the season by winning the two-woman bobsleigh event in Lake Placid.

Along with push athlete Kaysha Love, Humphries cruised to victory in 1min 54.93sec.

Olympic champion in the discipline, Laura Nolte of Germany who won the monobob title yesterday, settled for silver.

Nolte and Lena Neunecker crossed the line 0.12sec later while bronze medal went to compatirots Kim Kalicki and Anabel Galander.

The duo clocked 1:55.52 to round off the podium.

Meanwhile, Canadian Bianca Ribi managed to secure fourth place, her best-ever finish in the discipline, along with Niamh Haughey.

European champion Kim Kalicki of Germany is leading the overall standings with 650 points while Humphries is second on 625 and Nolte third on 612.

Meanwhile, the men’s four-man bobsleigh saw Brad Hall, Taylor Lawrence, Arran Gulliver and Greg Cackett of Britain win gold ahead of Olympic champions Francesco Friedrich, Candy Bauer, Thorsten Margis and Felix Straub.

The British quartet posted a timing of 1:50.36, edging the Germans by 0.01sec.

The third place also went toa German team comprising of Christoph Hafer, Tobias Schneider, Michael Salzer, Kevin Korona.

They crossed the line in 1:50.43.