Aleksandr Zoubkov
Sport: Bobsled
Birthdate: August 10, 1974
Birthplace: Bratsk, Soviet Union
Hometown: Bratsk, Russia
Residence: Dmitrov, Russia
Ht: / Wt: 6'2" / 232 lbs
Olympics: 2006, 2002, 1998
Teammates: Alexey Voevoda, Philipp Egorov, Petr Moiseev, Dmitry Trunenkov

Getting to know: Aleksandr Zoubkov

In Torino, the Siberia native and 1998 luge Olympian won Russia's first bobsled medal, a silver in four-man... After tearing his Achilles in 2007, he recovered to win the overall World Cup title in 2008-09... Zoubkov's sponsor, a transport company, promotes his four-man sled as the "fastest bus in Russia."


DateEvent RankResults
Sat, Feb 20 - 5:00pTwo-Man, Run 1 of 4 551.79
Sat, Feb 20 - 6:35pTwo-Man, Run 2 of 4 31:43.81
Sun, Feb 21 - 4:00pTwo-Man, Run 3 of 4 32:35.61
Sun, Feb 21 - 5:20pTwo-Man, Run 4 of 4Medal Bronze33:27.51
Fri, Feb 26 - 1:00pFour-Man, Run 1 of 4 2152.52
Fri, Feb 26 - 2:45pFour-Man, Run 2 of 4   
Sat, Feb 27 - 1:00pFour-Man, Run 3 of 4   
Sat, Feb 27 - 2:45pFour-Man, Run 4 of 4   

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    Who am I?

    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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