Bobsleigh: de Bruin and Bujnowski win bronze at IBSF World Cup in Sigulda
Christine de Bruin teamed up with Kristen Bujnowski to win a bronze medal in the two-woman bobsleigh final at the IBSF World Cup in Sigulda, Latvia on Sunday.
The Canadian duo finished with a combined two run time of 1 minute and 42.12 seconds to climb the third step of the podium. In a very close race, Elena Meyers Taylor and Lake Kwaza of the USA finished with the two-woman victory (1:41.88) and the British pair of Mica Mcneill and Adele Nicoll (1:42.10) grabbed the silver medal.
For the Canadians, this is their fourth bronze medal and podium finish in the two-man bobsleigh this season. On Saturday, de Bruin started the Olympic year out strong with a second solo victory in the women’s monobob event.
On the men’s side, Justin Kripps and Ryan Sommer finished the two-man bobsleigh in eighth position.