Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Lori "Lolo" Jones (born August 5, 1982 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA) is an American track and field and bobsled athlete. Jones specializes in the 60 and 100 meter hurdles. Jones is the American record holder in the 60m hurdles with a time of 7.72.
Lori Jones won three NCAA titles and garnered 11 All-American honors while at LSU. She won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009 in the 60 m hurdles. In the World Indoor Championship 2008 and 2010 she won gold medals.
In 2008, Beijing Olympics She finished at seventh place in 100m hurdles. She won silver medal World Athletics in 100m hurdles. In 2012 London Olympics she finished fourth with a time of 12.58s in finals.
Jones was one of three track and field Olympians (along with Tianna Madison and Hyleas Fountain) invited to the U.S. women's bobsled push championship by coach Todd Hays.
In a 2012 segment on HBO's Real Sports, Jones revealed that she is a virgin, dates online, and struggles to maintain her virginity. She wants to stay a virgin before marriage.