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UPDATE: Bobsled girls in 18th position going into Wednesday's heats

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 11:35 AM
Driver Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and Carrie Russell of Jamaica take a curve in their first heat during the women's two-man bobsled competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, onFebruary 20. – AP Photo

Jamaica's history-making bobsledders, Carrie Russell and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, were 18th of 20 teams, after today's two runs of the women's two-man bobsled at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The Jamaicans have a combined score of one minute, 42.79 seconds.

Germany are in the gold medal position with 1:41.26 followed by the USA on 1:41.33. Another team hold third position on 1:41.56.

Earlier Russell and Fenlator-Victorian were tied for 17th after the first run. They clocked 51.29 seconds over the course, the same as Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR).

Fastest round one qualifiers were the USA team of Lauren Gibbs and Elana Meyers with a track record 50.52. They were followed by Germany 1 with 50.54, USA 2 50.59, Germany 2 50.63 and Canada 1 50.72.