Canada's Kripps, Kopacz in podium position at midway point of 2-man bobsleigh
2 other Canadian teams tied for 10th
Canada's Justin Kripps and Alex Kopacz are two runs away from an Olympic medal in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
The Canadian pair sits in second after posting a combined two-run time of one minute, 38.49 seconds on Sunday. They trail the German team of Nico Walther and Christian Poser, who lead by only one-tenth of a second.
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"I think we have a great shot," said Kripps, who was born in Hawaii, has lived in about a half-dozen countries, identifies as Canadian and also holds an Australian passport.
Canada's two other bobsleigh duos — Nick Poloniato and Jesse Lumsden, as well as Christopher Spring and Lascelles Brown — are tied for 10th at 1:38.96.
The final runs get underway Monday beginning at 6:15 a.m. ET.
With files from the Associated Press