Russian one-two in Whistler

Russia's number one team claimed victory in the four-man bobsleigh World Cup event in Whistler, Canada.

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Alexsandr Zubkov, Philipp Egorov, Dmitry Trunenkov and Maxim Mokrousov posted a time of 1:42.46 on the Olympic course to take gold ahead of their compatriots in the second Russian bob.

Lyndon Rush piloted the Canadian team to third place with Germany, led by Maximilian Arndt, coming in fourth.

Italy's number one team completed the top five.

Great Britain's quartet of John James Jackson, Stuart Benson, Bruce Tasker and Joel Fearon finished eighth.

Results:

1 ZUBKOV, Alexsandr / EGOROV, Philipp / TRUNENKOV, Dmitry / MOKROUSOV, MAXIM RUS 1 1:42.46 + 0.00

2 KASJANOV, Alexander / MOISEYCHENKOV, Denis / BELUGIN, Maxim / HRENKOV, Nikolay RUS 2 1:42.60 + 0.14

3 RUSH, Lyndon / LUMSDEN, Jesse / SORENSEN, Cody / WRIGHT, Neville CAN 1 1:42.62 + 0.16

4 ARNDT, Maximilian / LISTNER, Ronny / SPEER, Jan / PUTZE, Martin GER 1 1:42.97 + 0.51

5 BERTAZZO, Simone / FONTANA, Simone / BRUNO, Gianluca / COSTA, Francesco ITA 1 1:43.48 + 1.02

6 MACHATA, Manuel / DEJA, Steven / MAKAROW, Michail / POSER, Christian GER 2 1:43.58 + 1.12

7 BUTNER, Cory / VANDRACSEK, Laszlo / QUINN, Johnny / PELGER, Caleb USA 1 1:44.01 + 1.55

8 JACKSON, John James / BENSON, Stuart / TASKER, Bruce / FEARON, Joel GBR 1 1:44.03 + 1.57

9 CUNNINGHAM, Nick / BLANDFORD, Adam / IVES, Kevin / ROBINSON, Dallas USA 2 1:44.13 + 1.67

10 KUPCZYK, Dawid / KASPEROWICZ, Michal / PIECZARKA, Patryk / NIEWIARA, Marcin POL 1 1:44.20 + 1.74

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