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Gallery: From Track To Bobsled: Celebrating Lauryn Williams' Historic Career

Feb. 19, 2015, 11:19 a.m. (ET)

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At the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Lauryn Williams achieved what no U.S. woman had done before. She became the first U.S. woman to medal at both the summer and winter editions of the Olympic Games. As a sprinter, Williams competed in three Olympic Games, winning the silver medal in the 100-meter at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games and gold in the 4x100-meter at the London 2012 Olympic Games. After retiring from track in June 2013 and transitioning to bobsled a few months later, Williams quickly found success in the sport and pushed Elana Meyers to a silver medal in Sochi. In her two seasons in bobsled, Williams racked up five world cup medals before announcing her retirement in February 2015. Post-sport, Williams plans to stay involved in the Olympic Movement and utilize her finance degree to help athletes with financial planning. Team USA congratulates Lauryn Williams on her many accolades and thanks her for her impressive contributions to the movement.

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