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Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor injured in bobsled crash

The athlete said she has a concussion and may have a fractured her arm.

Olympic Medalist Elana Meyers Taylor is devastated after ending her season with a bobsled crash and without a World Champ medal.

She tweeted a photo that shows others helping her off the course.after her crash.

"This hurts - not just mentally from the defeat," she said.

The athlete said she has a concussion and may have a fractured her arm.

"I don't know what the future holds, but I'm a fighter," she added. 

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Last year, Meyers Taylor was named the president of the The Women's Sports Foundation. Their website says Meyers Taylor is a four-time World Champion and three-time Olympic medalist in bobsled. 

She grew up in Douglasville, Georgia. 

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Meyers Taylor played professional softball prior to her bobsledding career. She made history by becoming the first woman to earn a spot on the Men’s Bobsled National Team as a four-man bobsled pilot in 2015.

She also served a 6-year term as an athlete director on USA Bobsled & Skeleton’s board of directors.


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