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Result: Gold for Russia in four-man bobsleigh, Team GB fifth

Russia win the four-man bobsleigh to clinch their 13th gold medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics, with Team GB finishing in fifth place.

The Russian Federation have won their 13th gold medal of the Sochi Games with success in the four-man bobsleigh event.

Gold medalists Russia team 1 celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Four-Man Bobsleigh on Day 16 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 23, 2014© Getty Images

The team, led by pilot Alexander Zubkov, finished the course in a combined time of 3:40.60, 0.09 seconds ahead of second-placed Latvia who took silver.

The United States, piloted by Steven Holcomb, who is the defending gold medallist, picked up the bronze medal.

Great Britain finished the event in fifth place, 0.11 seconds off a top-three finish.

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Gold Medallist, Russia-1 pilot Alexander Zubkov and brakeman Alexey Voevoda celebrate during the Bobsleigh Two-man Flower Ceremony at the Sliding Center Sanki during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 17, 2014
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