U.S. Women Sweep Bobsled Medals

In Olympic by wdreneau

PARK CITY, Utah — Standing arm-in-arm atop the medal stand, the six women chanted in unison.

“U-S-A!”

“U-S-A!”

“U-S-A!”

No U.S. women’s bobsled team had swept the podium in a World Cup race in nearly 13 years — until Saturday, when the American dominance was on full display. Elana Meyers and Aja Evans won their second gold medal in two days, and Jamie Greubel and Lolo Jones tied for second with Jazmine Fenlator and Lauryn Williams to complete the U.S. sweep.

And with the Sochi Olympics less than two months away, here’s a very good sign for the U.S.: Out of the 18 medals awarded in bobsledding and skeleton at Park City over the weekend, against the best racers in the world, American sliders took 10 of them.

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