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American Women Triumph in the Inaugural Olympic Women's Bobsled Competition in Salt Lake City, 2002

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American Women Triumph in the Inaugural Olympic Women's Bobsled Competition in Salt Lake City, 2002

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It had been 46 years since the country's last win in bobsledding. For the first time in history, American women had a chance to end the drought. Vonetta Flowers and Jill Bakken did just that, making Flowers the first black athlete to win Winter Olympics gold.

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