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Lolo Jones

Lolo Jones
Bobsled USA

Lolo Jones

Lolo Jones
  • Birth date 8/05/1982
  • Birthplace Des Moines, IA, Iowa
  • Hometown Des Moines, Iowa
  • Residence Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana
  • Height/Weight 5'8"/ 156 lbs
  • Olympics 2014

Biography

Jones, who has competed at the Summer Games as a track and field hurdler and at the Winter Olympics as a bobsled push athlete, is on a quest for her first Olympic medal. At the 2008 Olympics, she was leading after the eighth hurdle, but stumbled after her trail leg hit the ninth hurdle. At the 2012 Olympics, she finished fourth, just .1 seconds off the podium. She made her Winter Olympic debut in 2014 and finished 11th.
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Getting to know Lolo Jones

1

Her given name is Lori, but she goes by Lolo.

2

She is a social media maven. She has more Twitter followers than any other U.S. bobsled athlete.

3

She has appeared as a guest on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

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