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Silver Win for S. Korea 4-Man Bobsleigh

Write: 2018-02-25 12:07:01Update: 2018-02-26 08:22:12

Silver Win for S. Korea 4-Man Bobsleigh

South Korea won a silver medal in the four-man bobsleigh event on the final day of the 2018 PyeoongChang Winter Olympics on Sunday.

The team of Won Yun-jong, Seo Young-woo, Kim Dong-hyun and Jun Jung-lin finished second with a combined time of three minutes, 16-point-38 seconds after their four heats at Olympic Sliding Centre in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province.

South Korea tied for second place with a German team led by Nico Walther.

With the silver medal, South Korea has become the first Asian nation to claim an Olympic medal in a bobsleigh event.

The German team, piloted by Francesco Friedrich, took home the gold and the Swiss team won bronze.

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