Aug 08 2012

Graceful in Victory and Defeat

Lolo Jones (@lolojones) August 7, 2012

Tearful Lolo Jones: Media 'ripped me to shreds' before race. TODAY 

Nursing a broken heart from a disappointing fourth-place finish in Tuesday’s 100-meter hurdles, an emotional Lolo Jones fired back at her critics on Wednesday.

Jones opened up about a Saturday New York Times piece that compared her to Anna Kournikova, the former tennis pro known more for her good looks than her accomplishments on the court. 

“I think it was crazy just because it was two days before I competed, and then the fact that it was from a U.S. media,’’ Jones told Savannah Guthrie before fighting back tears.

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