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Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor Is Most Decorated Black Athlete in Winter Olympics After Beijing Medals

HeadlineFeb 21, 2022

In Olympic news, Elana Meyers Taylor has become the most decorated Black athlete in Winter Olympics history. She won the bronze medal alongside Sylvia Hoffman in the two-woman bobsled Saturday in Beijing — the American athlete’s fifth career medal. Taylor collected more medals than any other woman in Olympic bobsledding. She also won the silver medal in the monobob at the Beijing Games. The 37-year-old is now a four-time Olympian. On Sunday, she waved the flag for the United States in the Olympics closing ceremony.

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