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Canada wins GOLD in men’s two-man bobsleigh

Daily Hive Staff Feb 19, 2018 6:11 am 2,563

Canada has picked up another gold medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The medals went to Justin Kripps and Alex Kopacz who went for gold on Monday night (Korean time) for Canada’s third-ever Olympic medal in men’s two-man bobsleigh.

Leading by just 0.06 seconds heading into their fourth and final run, Canada finished in a tie (3:16.86) with Germany for gold. It’s the second time Canada has tied for two-man bobsleigh gold, the first was in 1998.

Germany’s Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis will also receive gold medals. Latvia’s Oskars Melbardis and Janis Strenga win bronze.

As of Monday, Canada has 6 gold medals, 5 silver, and 6 bronze medals.

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