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US Olympic Bobsledder Escapes from Russian Elevator 'I Tried to Pry The Door Open!'

2/10/2014 12:15 PM PST

US Bobsledder -- ESCAPES FROM RUSSIAN ELEVATOR ... 'I Tried to Pry The Door Open!'

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US bobsledder Johnny Quin was just RESCUED from an evil Russian elevator ... just days after being trapped in a Russian bathroom ... and he just called in to TMZ Sports to tell us about his escape.

Quin was leaving the team hotel with the team bobsled pilot and a few team mechanics when the doors suddenly slammed shut ... and wouldn't open.

Quin says he tried to pry the elevator open ... but it wouldn't budge.

Fortunately, the guys had their cell phones and called for help ... and eventually got out.

The incident comes just two days after Johnny got trapped in his own bathroom ... and when no one came to his rescue, he used his bobsled skills to smash through the door like the Kool Aid man.

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