According to the Associated Press, Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Lyndon Rush of Humboldt, Saskatchewan has won a World Cup gold medal in men's two-man bobsled with brakeman Jesse Lumsden of Edmonton, Alberta in Koenigssee, Germany on Saturday.
Rush and Lumsden posted a time of 1:40.22. Latvia's Oskars Melbardis and Daumants Dreiskens finished in second place with a time of 1:40.60 seconds and Germany's Francesco Friedrich and Gino Gerhardi won the bronze medal with a time of 1:40.72 seconds.
It was Rush and Lumsden's second World Cup win of the season as they also won in La Plagne, France on December 15.
Rush, who won the Olympic bronze medal in the men's four man competition at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver with David Bissett of Lethbridge, Alberta, Lascelles Brown of Calgary, Alberta, and Chris le Bihan of Grande Prairie, Alberta, has 1288 points and leads Friedrich by 23 points in the World Cup standings.