Winter Olympics 2018: American luger Emily Sweeney crashes on final run

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - American luger Emily Sweeney avoided serious injury in a frightening crash that knocked her out of the Pyeongchang Olympics during the final heat of the competition.

Sweeney apparently lost control as she made her way around a curve, struck a wall and was then thrown from her sled onto the ice surface. She was able to gingerly walk away from the course.

The 24-year-old, who is competing in her first Olympics, was initially diagnosed with bumps and bruises.
Print this article Back to Top