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Kripps secures silver Crystal Globe in 2-man bobsleigh, Cynthia Appiah monobob bronze – CBC Sports

Justin Kripps of Summerland, B.C., placed second in Saturday’s two-man bobsleigh season finale and the overall standings while Toronto’s Cynthia Appiah slid to bronze in St. Moritz, Switzerland to finish third on the monobob World Cup circuit.

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Cynthia Appiah of Toronto finished third in the overall women’s monobob World Cup season rankings. (File/AFP via Getty Images/File)

Justin Kripps of Summerland, B.C., placed second in Saturday’s two-man bobsleigh season finale and the overall standings while Toronto’s Cynthia Appiah slid to bronze in St. Moritz, Switzerland to finish third on the monobob World Cup circuit.

Kripps, the reigning two-man Olympic champion, posted a two-run time of two minutes 11.95 seconds with brakeman Cam Stones of Whitby, Ont., trailing only Francesco Friedrich, who clocked 2:11.76. The German ran way with the season title, compiling 1,703 points to 1,530 by the Canadians.

Canada’s Justin Kripps and Cam Stones know it was a good one 🔥🥈

The Canadian duo claim World Cup silver in the 2-man bobsleigh season finale in St. Moritz AND finish second in the overall standings 🇨🇦👏 pic.twitter.com/xbWKzOwlxU

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Rostislav Gaitiukevich of Russia earned bronze Crystal Globe with Saturday’s fourth-place finish (2:12.21). Johannes Lochner rounded out the medal podium in the St. Moritz competition.

Appiah finished in a two-run time of 2:23.22 in the women’s race, followed by American sleds piloted by Kaillie Humphries (2:22.27) and Elana Meyers Taylor (2:22.31).

Fellow Canadian Christine de Bruin of Stony Plain, Alta., was sixth in 2:23.70.

WATCH | Appiah caps season with monobob bronze:

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Cynthia Appiah earns bronze in monobob to cap off World Cup season

Toronto’s Cynthia Appiah finished 3rd in the women’s monobob competition during the IBSF World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Her performance in the World Cup season finale saw her finish 3rd in overall standings. 2:59

Appiah sat third in the rankings with 1,012 points, followed closely by de Bruin (1,010). Meyers Taylor captured the season title with 1,110 points, while former Canadian national team member Humphries was second with 1,052.

Action continues from St. Moritz with Sunday’s two-woman bobsleigh event, which you can stream live on CBCSports.ca.