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Vonetta Flowers was born on October 29, 1973 in Birmingham,Alabama and is an American bobsledder and athlete. Flowers was a star sprinterand long jumper at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and originallyaspired to make the U.S. Summer Olympic Team. After several failed attempts, Flowersturned to bobsledding, and found success as a brakewoman almost immediately. Atthe 2002 Winter Olympics, she, along with driver Jill Bakken, won the goldmedal in the two-woman event, becoming the first black person to win a goldmedal in the Winter Olympics. After the Salt Lake City Games, Flowers gavebirth to twins and took some time off from the sport. In 2003, she returned tocompetition with new driver Jean Prahm. Flowers and Prahm competed in the 2006Winter Olympics in Turin, finishing sixth.
Flowers also won the two-woman event at the 2004 FIBT WorldChampionships in Knigssee. She retired from competition after the 2006 WinterOlympics.
In December 2010, she was elected to the Alabama Sports Hallof Fame. She was to be inducted as a member of the Class of 2011 in May.
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