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Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

Lori Susan “Lolo” Jones (born August 5, 1982) is an American hurdler and bobsledder who specializes in the 60 meter and 100 meter hurdles.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

She won three NCAA titles and garnered 11 All-American honors while at Louisiana State University.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

She won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008, and 2009 in the 60 meter hurdles, with gold medals at the World Indoor Championship in 2008 and 2010.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

She was favored to win the 100 meter hurdles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but tripped on the penultimate hurdle, finishing in seventh place.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

She went on to win gold at the 2008 World Athletics Final, beating the newly-crowned Olympic champion Dawn Harper with a time of 12.56.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

Jones is the American record holder in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 7.72.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

Jones also competes as a brakewoman on the U.S. national bobsled team.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

She won a gold medal in the mixed team event at the 2013 World Championships.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

She represented the U.S. at the 2014 Winter Olympics, making her one of the few athletes who have competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games.

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

At the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Jones advanced to the finals. 

Photos – The Lolo Jones Story

Image Courtesy –  Lolo Jones (Instagram)

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