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LAURYN WILLIAMS
Position: Push
Height: 5-3
Weight: 147
DOB: 9/11/83
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hometown: Rochester, Pa.
Current Residence: Plano, Texas
High School: Rochester Area High School (Rochester, Pa.) '01
College: University of Miami '04, Finance
ROAD TO SOCHI
Williams – a three-time Olympic sprinter and two-time Olympic medalist – turned heads when she finished third at the 2013 National Push Championships after just three days of training. During her rookie season, she was named to the national team and captured a silver medal in her world cup debut. Having earned three world cup medals so far this season, she is making her first appearance at an Olympic Winter Games. She joins teammate Lolo Jones as one of only 10 Americans in history to compete at both winter and summer editions of the Olympic Games.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2013-14 Igls World Cup, gold
  • 2013-14 Lake Placid World Cup, silver
  • 2013-14 Park City World Cup II, silver
  • 2013-14 Winterberg World Cup, 9th
  • 2013-14 Königssee World Cup, 10th
  • 2013 National Push Championsips, 3rd
PERSONAL
Daughter of David and Donna Williams….Has two brothers, Maceaver and David, and five sisters – Erikka, Kourtney, Schureen, Teresa and Erin…Is a three-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012) in track and field and two-time Olympic medalist…Hobbies include cooking and reading.
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