Canada ties for gold in twoman bobsled

From left, driver Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis of Germany and driver Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz of Canada celebrate during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. The two countries tied for a gold medal. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Canada has tied with Germany for gold in men’s two-man bobsled at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz had a combined four-run time of 3:16.86.Driver Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz of Canada celebrate as they cross the finish area after tying for the gold with Germany during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)The pair tied Germany’s Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis for first place.This is the second time in Olympic history Canada has tied for gold in the two-man bobsleigh.The first time was in 1998 at the Nagano Games in Japan.Olympic #goldJustin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz become Olympic champions, sliding to two-man #bobsleigh gold at #PyeongChang2018. Details: https://t.co/cJF6aveNqe#TeamCanada pic.twitter.com/s8OGUbpCcb— Team Canada (@TeamCanada) February 19, 2018Hamilton’s Nick Poloniato and Burlington’s Jesse Lumsden, who is a former CFL running back, ended in seventh place.

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