Who is Lizzy Yarnold, does she have a husband, and how has she created history for Britain at the Winter Video games?

LIZZY YARNOLD has achieved history.

The Kent slider, 29, has gained the skeleton once more – turning into the first British athlete to win again-to-again Winter Olympic golds.

 Yarnold has also won the European Championships and World Championships

Yarnold has additionally gained the European Championships and World Championships

Who is Lizzy Yarnold?

YARNOLD is a British skeleton racer from Sevenoaks in Kent. 

The 29-yr-previous hit the headlines in 2014 when she gained the skeleton gold medal at Sochi Winter Olympics turning into the second British athlete in row to win the occasion.

Then at this Winter Video games in South Korea, she was once more victorious in skeleton.

Initially a heptathlete, she attended a UK Sport's Girls4Gold expertise search, nevertheless after being impressed by Denise Lewis at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, she took up the Skeleton.

The MBE awardee is the most profitable British winter Olympian of all time.

 

 Lizzy Yarnold won the skeleton gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics

Lizzy Yarnold gained the skeleton gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics

What are her different achievements

She started competing in 2010 and gained the junior World title and turned a bronze medallist in the senior World Championships in 2012.

Except for her Winter Olympic gold medal, Yarnold gained the European Championships and World Championships inside a month of one another in 2015.

Throughout the World Championships at Winterberg, Germany she broke the course report twice.

 Lizzy Yarnold defended her gold medal at the 2018 PyeongChang games

Lizzy Yarnold defended her gold medal at the 2018 PyeongChang video games

 

 

 

Is she married?

Yarnold is married to her sled co-designer and Mclaren engineer James Roche.

The pair met at the 2014 Sochi Video games, when Roche was the sled designer for Workforce GB.

Don’t miss a second of the Olympic Winter Video games on Eurosport and Eurosport Participant. Go to www.Eurosport.co.uk

 

LIZZY YARNOLD has achieved history.

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