LoLo Jones

Lori " LoLo " Jones (born 5 August 1982 in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American track and field athlete and Bobsportlerin. She was 2008 and 2010 World Indoor Champion in hurdles and Bob World Team Champion 2013.


Jones 2002 remained in the 100 - meter hurdles for the first time under 13 seconds, but only started from 2004 in international meetings. In the hall she won at the 2003 U.S. University Championships, 2007, 2008 and 2009 at the U.S. Championships.

Her first major championships were the 2007 World Championships in Osaka. In 12.62 s they finished sixth. At the World Indoor Championships in Valencia in 2008, she won on the 60 - meter track in 7.80 s the title.

At the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008, she reached the final of the 100 meters hurdles run and was there in a time of 12.72 s Seventh, after lying stumbled in the lead at the penultimate hurdle and thus lost the almost sure previous history gold medal. In the semifinals, she ran a personal best in 12.43 s, which would have been enough in the final to square one. The same pitch had Jones the following year. At the U.S. Trials touched Michelle Perry and stumbled, so she could not qualify for the World Championships in Berlin. Shortly thereafter, she ran into Greece in 12.47 s Weltjahresbestzeit. In Berlin, the new world champion Brigitte Foster - Hylton four hundredths of a second was slower.

In 2010, Jones defended her title at the World Indoor Championships in Doha. They put in 7.72 seconds for a new American record and ran behind Susanna Kallur and Ludmila Engquist the third fastest time of the eternal world leaderboard. In the outdoor season, she won the Diamond League race in Doha, Oslo, New York, Gateshead and Monaco. Overall victory, she lost only in the last race at Priscilla Lopes - Schliep. She was also the Continental Cup Second. 2011 Jones had spinal cord surgery.

At the U.S. Trials 2012 Jones was third and qualified for the Olympics. In London, she reached behind her two teammates and the Australian champion Sally Pearson in fourth place with a time of 12.58 s

In winter 2012/13 and at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, she was brakeman in the two- by Jazmine Fenlator and Elena Meyers. At the World Championships 2013 in St. Moritz, she became world champion with the team in the USA.

LoLo Jones has a competition weight of 65 kg at a height of 1.75 m. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with the combination of subjects Spanish and business.

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