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Justin Kripps guides Canada to 4-man bobsleigh silver

December 17, 2017 3:48 PM
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Justin Kripps guides Canada to 4-man bobsleigh silver

Canadian sled reaches podium at World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria

Justin Kripps helped Canada glide onto the podium at the bobsleigh World Cup competition in Innsbruck, Austria, on Sunday.

The pilot, along with Alexander Kopacz, Jesse Lumsden, and Oluseyi Smith, came away with silver in the four-man event, while Johannes Lochner and Francesco Friedrich guided Germany to gold and bronze, respectively.

​Lochner posted a two-run time of one minute, 42.45 seconds for the win. Kripps was 0.15 seconds behind at 1:42.60, while Friedrich clocked in 0.20 seconds back at 1:42.65.

It was the second podium finish of the weekend for Kripps and Lumsden who also teamed up for a silver in two-man on Saturday.

Also read: Surging Kevin Koe reels off fourth win in a row at Canada Cup


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