'Olympics of the underdogs': Bobsledder Lolo Jones doesn't mind lack of expectations in Sochi

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Jazmine Fenlator, right, and Lolo Jones of the United States prepare for a heat race of the women's bobsleigh competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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She was one misstep from gold in Beijing, nearly fought her way through injuries to capture a medal in London, and would appreciate nothing more than finally getting that medal in Sochi.

And if it doesn't pan out this time, the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016, back in her hurdle element, are very much in her plans.

"I think every Olympian goes to the Olympics and thinks about a medal," Jones said. "If you're not going and thinking about a medal, you shouldn't go."

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