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.
🇨🇦 Justin Kripps and Alex Kopacz tie for gold in 2-man bobsleigh with Germany
20 years ago, Canada had the exact same result, a tie for goldhttps://t.co/6Bb3PlqD6A pic.twitter.com/Ru5DFKCzVl
— CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) February 19, 2018
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.