Lauren Gibbs

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Lauren Gibbs
Gibbs at the 2018 Winter Olympics
Personal information
Born (1984-03-02) March 2, 1984 (age 39)[1]
Los Angeles, California[1]
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[1]
Weight170 lb (77 kg)[1]
CountryUnited States
Medal record
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2018 Pyeongchang Two-woman
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2020 Alternberg Two-woman
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Igls Two-woman

Lauren Gibbs (born March 2, 1984) is an American bobsledder who competes as a brakeman. She was named to the U.S. Olympic team for the 2018 Winter Olympics.[2]


Gibbs played volleyball while she was a student at Brown University. She left a job as a sales manager in 2013 to try out for the U.S. bobsled team.[3] Gibbs won a bronze medal at the 2016 bobsled world championships,[2] and with Elana Meyers Taylor won a silver medal in the two-woman event at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e USOC Profile of Lauren Gibbs
  2. ^ a b Price, Karen (January 13, 2018). "Elana Meyers Taylor, Jamie Greubel Poser Lead Decorated U.S. Olympic Women's Bobsled Team". United States Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on January 14, 2018. Retrieved January 13, 2018..
  3. ^ Axon, Rachel (November 18, 2017). "Lauren Gibbs turns strength into run at Olympics in bobsled". USA Today. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  4. ^ Final results

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