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Home News Bobsledders' best: 14th in 2-man. 4-man still to come.

Bobsledders' best: 14th in 2-man. 4-man still to come.

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How the Army soldiers on the U.S. Olympic team are faring at the Winter Games in PyeongChang:

Just two weeks after an emergency appendectomy, Sgt. Justin Olsen piloted Team USA’s best finisher in the two-man bobsled. Unfortunately, the best Olsen and brakeman Evan Weinstock could do was a 14th-place finish, 1.68 seconds behind co-gold medalists Canada and Germany. Sgt. Nick Cunningham and brakeman Hakeem Abdul-Saboor finished 21st.

The four-man bobsled competition begins Friday, with the medal runs scheduled to air live on NBC on Saturday night. Olsen will pilot a team which includes Sgt. Nate Weber, Maj. Chris Fogt and Carlo Valdes. Cunningham will pilot a team which includes Abdul-Saboor, Christopher Kinney and Sam Michener.


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