Much-loved American track star Lo Lo Jones has officially qualified for the 2012 London Games and she couldn’t be more thrilled about it. And apparently, neither can our nation as she’s seemingly always attracting a stream of media attention as a favorite Olympic athlete among many.
Jones qualified for the Olympic team Saturday night at the U.S. trials, and secured the final spot for the London Olympics when she finished third in the women’s 100-meter hurdles with a finishing time of 12.86 seconds.
Though Jones said she didn’t even expect to make the team when she woke up Saturday morning, she managed to rangel enough confidence to put on a good showing at the trials. But the track star admits the behind-the-scenes action wasn’t pretty. (more…)