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Melrose’s Steven Langton, Driver Win First United States Medal in 2-Man Bobsled Since 1952

Langton and driver Steven Holcomb made the podium Monday.

Photo credit: @StevenLangton
Photo credit: @StevenLangton

Melrose’s Steven Langton and driver Steven Holcomb won a bronze medal Monday in the two-man bobsled at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

The two earned the United States first medal in the event since 1952.

The medal winners (results):

Gold, Russia, Aleksandr Zoubkov and Alexey Voevoda

Silver, Switzerland, Beat Hefti and Alex Baumann

Bronze, United States, Steven Holcomb and Steven Langton

Langton and Holcomb won the world championships together in 2012.

They’ll team up with Chris Fogt and Curt Tomasevicz in the four-man event Saturday and Sunday (schedule). The United States four-man team, led by Holcomb, won gold four years ago at the Vancouver games.

Langton’s brother, Chris Langton, is one of two alternates for the team.

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Gretylu February 17, 2014 at 12:07 PM
Awesome !!! Congrats to Steven Langton and his team members and family!!! Have fun!!
Josh Chace February 17, 2014 at 01:28 PM
Well I guess we don't have to watch this one tonight. Spoiler alert much?

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