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Rush and Humphries win World Cup bronze medals Sunday

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According to, Lyndon Rush of Humboldt, Saskatchewan piloted Canada to a bronze medal in a four-man World Cup bobsleigh competition and Kaillie Humphries of Calgary piloted Canada to a bronze medal in a women's World Cup bobsleigh competition on Sunday in Konigssee, Germany.

Rush along with Lascelles Brown of Calgary, Alberta, David Bissett of Lethbridge, Alberta and Neville Wright of Edmonton, Alberta posted a time of 1:38.84 to beat Great Britain on to the podium by one hundredth of a second.

The American quartet of Steven Holcomb, Curtis Tomasevicz, Steven Langton and Christopher Fogt posted a winning time of 1:38.54 with the Swiss foursome of Beat Hefti, Alex Baumann, Juerg Egger and Thomas Amrhein winning silver with a time of 1:38.63.

Humphries, along with Heather Moyse of Summerside, Prince Edward Island won a bronze medal behind Swiss bobsledders Fabienne Mayer and Tanja Mayer and American bobsledders Elana Meyers and Aja Evans.

Mayer posted a winning time of 1:44.01, followed by Meyers at 1:44.27 and Humphries at 1:44.29.

With the podium finish, Humphries and Moyse also win the World Cup title. The podium finishes for Humphries and Rush were signifcant because it comes ten days away from the start of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.



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