Austria's Nico Gleirscher snapped Felix Loch's winning streak and claimed a stunning maiden World Cup gold medal in St Moritz.
The 23-year-old, who won the sprint world title in Konigsee last weekend, continued his fine form with victory by six-hundredths of a second.
Four-time Olympic champion Loch was beaten to the world title by Russian Roman Repilov and wasn't even the fastest German in the final World Cup race of the season.
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That honour went to Max Langenhan as the two-time world junior champion put down the fastest second run to claim silver in 2:15.912, with Loch taking bronze.
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