UPDATE: Johnny Quinn's four-man bobsled team – United States 2 – finished 12th overall in the final standings for the four-man bobsled event. USA 2's times for Sunday's final two runs were 55.97 (third run) and 55.64 (final run).
The other sled, United States 1, won the bronze, finishing third with a final time total of 3:40.99. Russia (gold) and Latvia (silver) won the other two medals. Click here for the final results in the four-man bobsled event.
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McKinney’s resident Olympian Johnny Quinn was in Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 6-23.
Quinn served as a push man for the four-man bobsled piloted by Nick Cunningham. Team USA entered two teams in the men's four-man bobsled event.
Quinn's United States 2 bobsled results:
Saturday, Feb. 22: Run 1 of 4: 55.61, 13th place.
Saturday, Feb. 22: Run 2 of 4: 55.48, 1:51.09 total, 11th place.
Saturday, Feb 23: Run 3 of 4: 55.97, 2:47.06 total, 12th place.
Saturday, Feb 23: Run 4 of 4: 55.64, 3:42.70 total, 12th place (did not medal).
Sochi 2014 official site
NBC Olympics website
Bobsled and Skeleton page on Team USA official website
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Quinn’s Facebook page includes photos of his teammates from the Opening Ceremonies to present day.
Quinn has also been tweeting in Sochi. Click here to follow his comments.
Click here to read “A Competitor Still”, Quinn’s feature in the September 2013 issue of McKinney Magazine.
U.S. Representative Sam Johnson of Texas applauded Quinn for his perseverance, hard work and dedication. Click here to read more.
Learn more about Johnny Quinn
His official Team USA profile page
Quinn's official website
Click on image below for the City of McKinney's page about Johnny Quinn: