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Lizzy Yarnold

Lizzy Yarnold
Skeleton GBR

Lizzy Yarnold

Lizzy Yarnold
  • Birth date 10/31/1988
  • Birthplace Maidstone
  • Residence Bath
  • Height/Weight 5'7"/ 167 lbs
  • Olympics 2014


Yarnold, who grew up as a competitive track and field heptathlete, did not start sliding until the age of 20. By 25, she was the Olympic skeleton champion for Great Britain, winning in Sochi by nearly a full second over American Noelle Pikus-Pace.
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Getting to know Lizzy Yarnold


Yarnold first dreamed of winning an Olympic gold medal when she watch British heptathlon champion Denise Lewis at the 2000 Games.


She got married in 2016.


Her parents run a bed and breakfast in England.

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