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Canada wins bronze in women's bobsled

Last Updated Feb 21, 2018 at 8:59 am EDT

kaillie Humphries (F) and Phylicia George (B) of Canada in action during the Women's Bobsleigh final at the Olympic Sliding Centre during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games, South Korea, Feb. 21 2018. EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH

PYEONCGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of – Canada’s Kaillie Humphries and Phylicia George won bronze in the women’s bobsled competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Wednesday.

Humphries, the two-time defending Olympic gold medallist from 2010 and 2014 raced to a time of three minutes 22.89 seconds with brakeman George.

Germany’s Mariama Jamanka and Lisa Buckwitz won gold in 3:22.45.

Elana Meyers Taylor, who finished second behind Humphries in 2014, and Lauren Gibbs of the U.S. were second in 3:22.52.