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Team Canada announces bobsleigh teams for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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Bobsleigh events begin Thursday with training heats in the two-man bobsleigh. (Canadian Olympic Committee photo)

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (from Canadian Olympic Committee) — For the first time, Team Canada will field a maximum number of sleds for two-man women’s and four-man bobsleigh at an Olympic Winter Games.

The Pyeongchang 2018 bobsleigh events will take place at the Olympic Sliding Centre between Thursday and Feb. 25.

The following is a list of teams who will hit the start line in Pyeongchang 2018:

Two-man bobsleigh

Justin Kripps (Summerland, B.C.)/Alex Kopacz (London, Ont.)
Chris Spring (Calgary)/Lascelles Brown (Calgary)
Nick Poloniato (Hamilton, Ont.)/Jesse Lumsden (Burlington, Ont.)

Women’s bobsleigh

Kaillie Humphries (Calgary) / Phylicia George (Markham, Ont.)
Alysia Rissling (Edmonton) / Heather Moyse (Summerside, PEI)
Christine de Bruin (Stony Plain, Alta.) / Melissa Lotholz (Barrhead, Alta.)

Four-man bobsleigh

Justin Kripps / Jesse Lumsden / Alex Kopacz / Seyi Smith (Ottawa)
Chris Spring / Lascelles Brown / Bryan Barnett (Edmonton) / Neville Wright (Edmonton)
Nick Poloniato / Cam Stones (Hamilton, Ont.) / Josh Kirkpatrick (London, Ont.) / Ben Coakwell (Saskatoon)

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