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Griffal, Joye Capture Olympic Luge Berth

Sliders Preston Griffal and Dan Joye have earned the second U.S. Olympic luge team doubles berth by beating countrymen Christian Niccum and Patrick Quinn.

Griffal and Joye won in the two-run competition by 0.12 seconds Wednesday in Lake Placid, New York. They will join two-time Olympic medalists Mark Grimmette and Brian Martin in the doubles competition.

Niccum will still compete in singles luge but Quinn will not compete in the Turin Winter Games.

Meanwhile, the final men's singles spot on the U.S. team goes to Jonathan Myles, who beat compatriot Chris Mazdzer by 0.161 seconds.

Myles and Niccum join medal hopeful Tony Benshoof in the men's singles. The U.S. women's luge team, named last week, will be Samantha Retrosi, Erin Hamlin and Courtney Zablocki.

Some information for this report provided by AP.