Canada wins first ever women's bobsleigh Olympic medal with 1-2 finish

12:20, February 25, 2010      

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Canada teams wrapped up the top two places Wednesday in the women's bobsleigh of the Vancouver Olympics.

Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse won the gold in 3:32:28, 0.85 seconds ahead of another Canadian pair Helen Upperton and Shelley-Ann Brown at the Whistler Sliding Center.

American Erin Pac and Elana Meyers fell from second to third in the fourth run, finishing 1.12 seconds behind the winners.

Canada has never won an Olympic medal in women's bobsled.

Germany 2 and Russia 2 both crashed in the last run.

Source: Xinhua
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