Winter and Summer Olympic Game history has been rewritten this evening on the tracks of Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana. Lauryn Williams, a former sprinter of the USA Track & Field Team, where she won a gold medal in the 4×100 meters at the London 2012 Games and a 100m silver medal in Athens 2004, added another jewel to her career tonight.
This time, she wion the silver women’s bobsleigh together with pilot Elana Meyers in the USA-1 team. Before her, only four people were able to obtain medals in the Winter and Summer Olympic Games. The first – and the only one to win two gold medals in two different disciplines – was the American Eddie Eagan, gold in the light heavyweight boxing category in 1920, and then again on the highest step of the podium in Lake Placid 1932, when along with Billy Fiske, Clifford Barton Gray Jay and Bob James O'Brien, he triumphed in the Men’s 4 Bobsleigh.
A few years later, almost at the same time, it was Norwegian Jacob Thullin Thams’ turn, gold medalist in ski jumping in Chamonix 1924, he then