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Olympic Medal: Two-Man Bobsled

Feb. 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda of Russia won the the Olympic gold medal Monday in the two-man bobsled.

The silver went to Beat Hefti and Alex Baumann of Switzerland and the bronze was won by Steven Holcomb and Steven Langdon of the United States.

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It was the first two-man bobsled Olympic medal for the United States in 62 years. Holcomb drove the American four-man sled to a gold medal at the Vancouver Games.

Zubkov, who carried the Russian flag in the opening ceremonies, turned in a four-run combined time of 3:45.39.

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