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Posted: Nov 23, 2012 7:41 PM

Updated: Nov 23, 2012 7:41 PM

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) Steven Holcomb extended his season-opening winning streak to three in World Cup two-man bobsled racing Friday night, beating Canada's Lyndon Rush by 0.04 seconds.

Holcomb, from Park City, Utah, and push athlete Steve Langton of Melrose, Mass., had a two-run time of 1 minute, 45.26 seconds. Rush, teaming with Lascelles Brown, followed in 1:45.30.

Germany's Francesco Friedrich was third in 1:45.60.

Nick Cunningham of Monterey, Calif., and Chris Fogt of Alpine, Utah, finished ninth in 1:46.11, and Cory Butner of Yucaipa, Calif., and Johnny Quinn of McKinney, Texas, were 10th in 1:46.12.

Topics: Bobsled World Cup

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