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Holcomb's USA 1 has lead in 4-man bobsled

American pilot Steven Holcomb and his USA 1 crew were in the lead after two of four runs at the four-man bobsled world championships in Lake Placid, N.Y.

American pilot Steven Holcomb and his USA 1 crew had the lead after two of four runs at the four-man bobsled world championships in Lake Placid, N.Y.

USA 1 had a .48 second lead over Alexsandr Zubkov's Russia 1 crew and Janis Minins' Latvia 1 sled, heading into the second and final day of competition.

Zubkov and Minins were in a dead heat for second place, both with times of 1:49.01 after two runs.

Both Canadian sleds were well back of the leaders on Saturday.

Lyndon Rush of Sylvan Lake, Alta., and his Canada 2 sled sat in a tie for 10th after the first two runs, 1.54 seconds behind Holcomb. Pierre Lueders of Calgary was .03 seconds behind his countryman, as his Canada 1 sled finished in 1:50.10.

The final two runs are set for Sunday morning (CBCSports.ca, 8:50 a.m. ET).