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Russia lead by whisker in four-man bobsleigh

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The four-man Olympic bobsleigh competition is set for a thrilling finale after the Russian team piloted by Alexander Zubkov led by just 0.04sec at the half-way stage. 

Russia-1, pilot Alexander Zubkov, pushman Alexey Negodaylo, pushman Dmitry Trunenkov and brakeman Alexey Voevoda compete in the Bobsleigh Four-man Heat 1 at the Sanki Sliding Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 22, 2014

Zubkov, targeting his second gold of the Games after winning the two-man event, clocked a combined time of 1min 50.19sec after two runs, a whisker in front of the Latvia-1 team piloted by Oskars Melbardis.

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