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Lolo Jones Withdraws From Olympic Trials

By Craig Bohnert | June 29, 2016, 1:28 p.m. (ET)

Lolo Jones competes in the women's 100-meter hurdles heat at the London 2012 Olympic Games on Aug. 6, 2012 in London.

Lolo Jones, a three-time Olympian in women’s 100-meter hurdles and bobsled, has scratched from her event at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track and Field, ending her chance to earn a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.

Jones’ last race was Feb. 14, and a hamstring injury caused her to miss a portion of the outdoor season. She had successfully come back from injury to earn a place on the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic teams, placing seventh and fourth, respectively.

An 11-time NCAA All-American at Louisiana State University, Jones is a two-time world indoor champion (2008, 2010) and four-time U.S. indoor champion (2007-09 and 2012). She also won the U.S. outdoor title in 2010.

Recruited to try out for the U.S. bobsled team after the London 2012 Olympic Games, Jones earned a spot on the squad within weeks of her first run. She quickly caught on and was part of the U.S. entry that won the team event gold at the 2013 world championships. She also received silver medals at two world cup stops during the 2013-14 season. She placed 11th as brakeman for driver Jazmine Fenlator at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track and Field open Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, concluding on July 10.

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