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Lolo Jones drags drug testers to her birthday party

Aug 6, 2013, 2:33 AM EST

Lolo Jones‘ 31st birthday nearly came and went without registering on the news cycle. But then again, it’s Lolo Jones, so something had to happen.

Jones tweeted that a drug tester asked her for urine at 8 p.m. Monday. She wasn’t ready to provide a sample at that time. As per the rules, the tester had to follow her for a night on the town in Lake Placid, N.Y., where she’s training with U.S. bobsled teammates, until she was ready to pee in a cup.

It took nearly four hours.

This is nothing out of the ordinary for Olympic sports athletes under the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s program. Remember, Lindsey Vonn was tested at the “Fashion Oscars” in New York in June. Gymnast Aly Raisman was tested on set at “Access Hollywood Live.”

Two of my favorite drug testing stories come from shot putter Christian Cantwell and diver Troy Dumais. Cantwell was tested the day his son was born, at the hospital. Dumais was in the emergency room when a tester arrived, but he was unable to provide a sample. Why?

“I’m blocked up with kidney stones, I’m sorry,” Dumais said to the officer. “I couldn’t go to the bathroom because it hurt so much. I was completely backed up.”

Happy bday @lolojones hope u enjoyed that cake cake cake cake cake :) #hurdlingbobsledder #lakeplacid #teamcamp #sochi2014

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  1. gostlcards5 - Aug 6, 2013 at 2:04 PM

    The one about changing her mom’s phone name to Ryan Braun….funny stuff.

  2. mogogo1 - Aug 7, 2013 at 2:47 PM

    I’m just amazed that it could take anybody nearly 4 hours to pee. Was she crossing her legs just to mess with them?

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