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Canada wins gold and silver in women's bobsled; U.S. wins bronze

February 24, 2010 |  8:26 pm


Canada won gold and silver in women's bobsled at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Wednesday.

Canada-1, with Kallie Humphries and Heather Moyse aboard, completed four runs in 3:32.28. Canada-2, with Helen Upperton and Shelley-Ann Brown finished in 3:33.13.

USA-2, with Erin Pac and Elana Meyers, won bronze with a time of 3:33.40.

“They should have gone 1-2,” Pac said of the Canadians. “They deserved it.”

USA-3 finished fifth and USA-1 finished sixth.

 -- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Canada-1 speeds down the track. Credit: Ricardo Mazalan / Associated Press