Sochi 2014: Holcomb, Langton Win USA's First Medal in Two-Man Bobsled Since 1952

Sochi 2014: Holcomb, Langton Win USA's First Medal in Two-Man Bobsled Since 1952

Steven Holcomb, a soldier in the Army National Guard and former alpine skier, and Steven Langton captured the bronze medal in two-man sled. They timed at 3:46.27 in their BMW bobsled behind Russia and Switzerland.

Russia won with Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda, timed 3:45.39. They won the silver in the 2006 games and bronze in Vancouver. They were .66 seconds in front of Switzerland’s Beat Hefti and Alex Baumann. 

In Vancouver four years ago, Holcomb led the four-man bobsled team to USA’s first bobsled gold medal in 62 years. He came over much adversity, including a disease that almost took his entire eyesight. He underwent C3-R, which corrected his vision and allowed him to return to the games 


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