Canada's Justin Kripps scores 4-man bobsleigh gold in Switzerland

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Justin Kripps piloted Canada's four-man bobsleigh team to a gold-medal finish in Sunday's four-man event at St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Sunday.

Cam Stones, Ryan Sommer and Ben Coakwell on the natural track, and site of the final World Cup four-man race of the season.

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Their two-run time of two minutes 11.12 seconds was 13-100ths faster that Oskars Kibermanis and his Latvian sled (2:11.25).

Germany's Johannes Lochner took bronze in 2:11.46.

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It marked the eighth World Cup four-man medal of Kripps' career.

Francesco Friedrich's sixth-place finish in St. Moritz was enough to hang on and claim the Crystal Globe as the overall season standings champion.

The German amassed 1686 points over the 2019/20 season, 37 points ahead of teammate Lochner (1649). Kripps finished third on the season with 1603 points.

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