Photos: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis

Montreal (RWH) The bobsleigh sports community mourns Olympic Champion Douglas Anakin (CAN). As the Federation Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton reports on Facebook, the former push athletes passed away on April 25 at the age of 89.

Douglas Anakin won Canada’s only Olympic Gold medal in 4-man bobsleigh. At the 1964 Winter Games in Innsbruck (AUT), pilot Victor Emery and his crew of Peter Kirby, Doug Anakin and John Emery became Olympic Champions. ©RWH2020

Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton on Facebook

Photo: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis

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