Lori Susan "Lolo" Jones is an American hurdler and skater, specializing in running distances of 60 meters and 100 meters. She has won three NCAA titles and won 11 All-American titles at Louisiana State University. She won the national indoor title in 2007, 2008 and 2009 at 60 meters over the hurdle, with a gold medal at the 2008 and 2010 World Indoor Championships. In skateboarding, she won the IBSF world championship in 2021 as a brake machine for Kaillie Humphries. She was favored to win at a distance of 100 yards over the barrier at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but faced the penultimate obstacle, finishing seventh. She went on to win a gold medal at the 2008 World Athletics Final, beating new Olympic champion Dawn Harper with a record 12.56. Jones was the US record for the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.72 until 2018 when Kendra Harrison and Sharika Nelvis improved their times to 7.72. Jones also competes as a runner on the United States National Ski Competition Team.
|Sport||Track and field, bobsleigh|
|Event(s)||100 m hurdles, two-woman|
|College team||Louisiana State University|
|Personal best(s)||100 m, 11.24 (Stuttgart 2006), 100 m hurdles, 12.43 (2008 Olympic Games)|
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Outstanding 100 meter hurdles Olympian who finished a disappointing 7th at the 2008 Olympics after tripping, and finished 4th in the 2012 Olympics.
She was a track star at LSU in college, and her team was crowned SEC champion 6 times.
She finished 1st in the World Indoor Championships 60 meter hurdles, which led to the speculation that she was the favorite in the 100 meter hurdles at the 2012 London games.
Her Dad spent a lot of his time in the Air Force, so she was mainly raised by her mother, Lori Jones.
She competed in the 2012 Olympics in London which were the Olympic games that saw Michael Phelps set record after record.
- LSU athlete Lady Tigers
- Athletes from Des Moines, Iowa
- American fence
- American Olympic sled race athlete
- Bobsleigh at the 2014 Winter Olympics
- African-American female athletes
- American sprinter athletes
Latest information about Lolo Jones updated on June 07 2021.