MELKSHAM slider Laura Deas clinched another top-1o finish as the women's Skeleton World Cup resumed in Germany this morning.

Deas finished eighth in Altenberg as teammate and reigning Olympic champion, Lizzy Yarnold, finished 19th in a race won by current World Cup points leader, Jacqueline Loelling.

Tina Hermann and Anna Fernstaedt made it a one-two-three for Germany on home ice in the sixth of eight World Cup races before February’s Olympic Winter Games in South Korea.

Deas stays fifth in the overall World Cup standings, with Yarnold placed 14th.