|Gibson grabs gold|
|Canada's Duff Gibson captured the gold medal in men's skeleton on Friday and teammate Jeff Pain took the silver at the Winter Olympics.|
Gibson finished with a two-run total time of one minute, 55.88 seconds to edge his countryman by a mere 26/100ths of a second.
In addition, the 39-year-old became the oldest individual gold medalist in Winter Olympics history. He hinted after the race that he just might retire.
"I think it's a well-known fact that I'm not the youngest guy in the sport," Gibson said. "The most important thing for me was to go out on top."
Gregor Staehli of Switzerland was third, 92/100ths of a second off the pace, to earn his second straight bronze medal. He also kept it from being a Canadian sweep as Paul Boehm was fourth, 26/100ths of a second out of a medal spot.
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