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Team Justin Kripps wins second 4-man bobsleigh victory of the weekend at IBSF World Cup in Lake Placid on Sunday December 15th, 2019. (Photo from IBSF)IBSF

Bobsleigh: Team Kripps wins back-to-back gold at Lake Placid

Team Canada secured their second consecutive victory in the 4-man bobsleigh at the second IBSF World Cup in Lake Placid on Sunday.

The team composed of pilot Justin Kripps and push crew Ryan Sommer, Cam Stones and Ben Coakwell slid their way to the top of the podium again. Kripps achieved his fourth World Cup victory in the 4-man event with a 0.30 second lead over second place.

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Team Canada finished in first position with a combined time of 1:49.45. The silver medal position went to Team Lochner of Germany (1:49.75). Team Friedrich of Germany (1:49.78) finished in third, trailing second place by only 0.33 of a second.

The next stop at the IBSF Bobsleigh World Cup is in Winterberg, Germany from January 3-4.