Feb 16, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; Team RUS 1 piloted by Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda on their first run in the two-man bobsled during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Sanki Sliding Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Sochi Olympics, two-man bobsled results: Russia claims gold; USA grabs bronze


Host nation Russia kicked off Day 10 of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi by adding another gold medal to their name thanks to the two-man bobsledding team of Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda.

The silver medal went to Beat Hefti and Alex Baumann of Switzerland, while Steven Holcomb and Steven Langton of the United States were able to bring home the bronze.

For the darling team of the Olympics, the Jamaican bobsled team, it was a spirited performance but they landed in next-to-last place.

Here are the top ten results from today’s event:

Rank Bib Country Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Behind
1 3  Russia (RUS-1) Alexander Zubkov
Alexey Voevoda
56.25 TR 56.57 56.08 TR 2:48.90
2 2  Switzerland (SUI-1) Beat Hefti
Alex Baumann
56.46 56.68 56.26 2:49.40 +0.50
3 1  United States (USA-1) Steven Holcomb
Steven Langton
56.34 56.84 56.41 2:49.59 +0.69
4 10  Canada (CAN-3) Justin Kripps
Bryan Barnett
56.56 56.70 56.42 2:49.68 +0.78
=5 12  Latvia (LAT-1) Oskars Melbārdis
Daumants Dreiškens
56.62 56.68 56.43 2:49.73 +0.83
=5 13  Russia (RUS-2) Alexander Kasjanov
Maxim Belugin
56.69 56.60 56.44 2:49.73 +0.83
7 4  Germany (GER-1) Francesco Friedrich
Jannis Bäcker
56.50 56.88 56.63 2:50.01 +1.11
8 9  Canada (CAN-2) Chris Spring
Jesse Lumsden
56.66 56.77 56.62 2:50.05 +1.15
9 7  Canada (CAN-1) Lyndon Rush
Lascelles Brown
56.61 56.87 56.64 2:50.12 +1.22
10 14  Switzerland (SUI-2) Rico Peter
Juerg Egger
56.96 56.68 56.60 2:50.24 +1.34

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