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Lolo Jones headed for London


Lolo Jones is back on Team USA.  Four years after a heartbreaking hurdle strike cost her a gold medal and kept her off the award stand, the Des Moines native is headed back to London at a shot for redemption.

After a slow start, Jones gutted out the 100 meter hurdles claiming the 3rd and final qualifying spot by a mere .04 seconds.  Prior to the final, Jones had run just the 5th fastest semifinal in the field.

"I shocked everybody -- I was not expected to make this team," Lolo Jones told NBC after the race.

2008 gold medalist Dawn Harper finished first and Kellie Wells was second.

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