Men's Skeleton: Canadian Jon Montgomery Takes Gold

In the men's skeleton medal round Friday evening, Canada's Jon Montgomery leapfrogged Latvia's Martins Dukurs to take home the gold. Montgomery, who started the final run with 0.18 seconds to make up, ended up besting Dukurs by a mere 0.07 seconds.

Russia's Aleksandr Tretiyakov, who finished 1.02 seconds behind, won the bronze.

Martin Dukurs' brother, fellow Latvian Tomass Dukurs, nearly saw his brother on the podium with him. Tomass Dukurs finished at fourth place, 1.40 seconds behind.

More: SB Nation’s full coverage of the Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics Medal Count Tracker.

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