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Canadian Kripps captures first World Cup title, winning two-man bobsleigh event

January 25, 2014 - 8:07 AM

KONIGSSEE, Germany - Justin Kripps of Summerland, B.C., earned his first World Cup bobsleigh victory Saturday, capturing a two-man competition.

Kripps and brakeman Bryan Barnett of Edmonton posted a two-run time of one minute 39.71 seconds to capture the victory.

Switzerland's Beat Hefti and Alex Baumann were second, 0.15 seconds back. Canadians Lyndon Rush of Humboldt, Sask., and Calgary's Lascelles Brown were third, 0.32 seconds behind their victorious teammates.

American Steven Holcomb was seventh but still managed to capture the overall crown. He finished with 1,645 overall points, 35 more than Hefti.

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