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February 24, 2014

Langton makes it two bronze on Olympics final day

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Holcomb entered the third heat in fourth place, but jumped ahead of Germany-1 with a 55.30-second run, putting him into position to medal.

But after Kasjanov posted the fastest fourth run (55.21 seconds), the pressure was on Holcomb. As he made his way down the 17-curve track, his lead over Kasjanov was eroding quickly and USA-2 sledmates Justin Olsen and Johnny Quinn of McKinney, Texas could barely look at the TV monitors in the media mixed zone area. But when Holcomb crossed the finish line, and his medal was assured, Quinn and Olsen hugged in celebration.

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