Jan 27, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT
Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones is officially a winter sports world champ after helping the U.S. win the combined bobsled-skeleton team event in Switzerland Sunday. She and Elana Meyers contributed their efforts to the two-woman bobsled portion of the event as the team held off the Germans by 0.24 seconds to take the title.
Lolo and Meyers finished third in the two-woman sled, former world champ Steve Holcomb, who lost his title earlier on Sunday, finished third during his portion along with brakeman Curtis Tomasevicz, and John Daly was seventh in men’s skeleton.
- Jonathan Horton boosted by 2008 teammate to successful return 0
- Sam Mikulak rallies for repeat P&G Championships title (video) 0
- Usain Bolt ends his season 1
- Katie Ledecky smashes another world record at Pan Pacs 4
- Simone Biles awes judges, U.S. legend to repeat at P&G Championships 0
- Usain Bolt wins 100m in Warsaw after Humvee entrance 1
- Katie Ledecky breaks world record, Michael Phelps wins at Pan Pacs 0
- Emotional Bode Miller medals in race that mattered most (61)
- Russian women kissing after relay victory at World Championships causes stir (57)
- IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics (47)
- South Korea filing official complaint over Yuna Kim’s Olympic silver (38)
- Zola Budd, 47, dominates college runners in 5K (33)