LOLO GOLD: World Title For U.S. Bobsled Team


Des Moines-native Lolo Jones has two world championship titles in track and Sunday she added another world title in a different sport.

Competing at the World Championships in St. Mortiz, Switzerland the former Roosevelt Roughrider helped Team USA defend its gold medal in the combined-skeleton team event.

Lolo and driver Elana Meyers clocked a run time of 1:07.76.

The U.S. beat Germany by 0.24 seconds to win the gold. Canada came in third.

Lolo is a brakewoman for her sled. The hurdler was recruited to the U.S. Bobsled team following the 2012 London Olympics.

Filed in: News, Sports


Suggest a correction

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,788 other followers