About Lizzy Yarnold
Skeleton racer who won a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
She began her career as a heptathlete, before being introduced to skeleton racing in 2008, and competing in the sport in 2010.
She was the winner of the 2013-2014 Skeleton World Cup, finishing on the podium in all but one race.
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She was born in Sevenoaks, Kent, England.
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She began her athletic career after being inspired by watching heptathlete Denise Lewis.