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How the Aussies fared on day 16 in Pyeongchang

Australia wrapped up its Olympic Winter Games campaign, with its four-man bobsleigh team unable to make an impression on the final day of competition in Pyeongchang.

The team of Lucas Mata, Lachlan Reidy, Hayden Smith and David Mari missed out on a spot to contest the fourth and final heat after being 24th heading into Sunday.

They recorded times of 49.72 and 49.91 seconds on their first two heats, a day earlier, but were 0.16 seconds slower than their previous run.

Their total time of 2:29.7 was 0.71 off the 20th-placed American team they needed to overtake to contest the final heat.

The Australians were more than three seconds behind Germany's team piloted by Francesco Friedrich, who held onto their third-heat lead to win gold.

The Germans were 0.53 seconds ahead of their silver medal-winning compatriots, with a South Korean team winning bronze.

It ended a disappointing Australian bobsleigh campaign after Mata and Mari were 21st in the two-man event.

Australian-born Canadian driver Chris Spring finished 16th.

Meanwhile, Australian cross-country skier Jessica Yeaton finished 42nd of a 46-woman field in the 30-kilometre mass start.

The 26-year-old Yeaton was more than 18 minutes behind gold winner Marit Bjoergen of Norway.

Australia was 23rd on the medal tally, with the two silvers won by Matt Graham (moguls) and Jarryd Hughes (snowboard cross), and Scotty James' bronze in the snowboard halfpipe.

AAP

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