No cool runnings for Perth bobsleigh duo after exiting two-man event at PyeongChang Winter Olympics


Australian Winter Olympics bobsled team members Lachlan Reidy, Lucas Mata, David Mari and Hayden Smith.
Australian Winter Olympics bobsled team members Lachlan Reidy, Lucas Mata, David Mari and Hayden Smith.

PERTH bobsleigh duo Lucas Mata and David Mari just missed out on a final run in the two-man event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

The Australian pair finished 22nd after the third run, 0.13 seconds outside of the top 20.

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Canada won gold following the fourth and final run, with Germany snatching silver and Latvia winning bronze.

Mata, from Scarborough, piloted the bobsleigh and will do so again in the four-man event with teammates Mari, Lachlan Reidy and Hayden Smith.

The quartet take to the ice at the Olympic Sliding Centre on Saturday morning.