올림픽 봅슬레이 스타 Kaillie Humphries, 베이징 올림픽 앞두고 미국 시민이 됨

캐나다 태생의 험프리스가 미국. 샌디에고에서 목요일에 시민권을 취득하고 미국을 위해 경쟁할 권리가 있습니다.. 올림픽에서. 그녀는 곧 여권을 받을 것으로 예상됩니다., which will allow her to travel to China to take part in the monobob and women’s bobsledding competitions.

더 많은 스포츠 범위를 보려면 여기를 클릭하십시오. .

Kaillie Humphries of the United States watches the leaderboard after the women's two-women bobsleigh World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, 오스트리아, 일요일, 11 월. 21, 2021.

Kaillie Humphries of the United States watches the leaderboard after the women’s two-women bobsleigh World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, 오스트리아, 일요일, 11 월. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Humphries participated in the 2010, 2014 과 2018 Winter Games for Team Canada. She won two gold medals and one bronze in the two-woman bobsled races. She’s held a green card and is married to Travis Armbruster, an American and former bobsledder.

She won the right to compete for the U.S. 9 월 2019 after a dispute with Canadian bobsled officials over claims of verbal and mental abuse and harassment. She led the Canadian team to seek a safer work environment, 그녀는 당시에 말했다.

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Kaillie Humphries, 왼쪽, and Sylvia Hoffmann of the United States react after the women's two-women bobsleigh World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, 오스트리아, 일요일, 11 월. 21, 2021.

Kaillie Humphries, 왼쪽, and Sylvia Hoffmann of the United States react after the women’s two-women bobsleigh World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, 오스트리아, 일요일, 11 월. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

It was a long journey, this has been a team effort and feels amazing to have the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow,” Humphries said.

While she’s raced for the U.S. in World Cup competitions, Olympic rules mandate that, in nearly every instance, an athlete have a passport of the country they are representing.

I think she’s super excited,” 우리. bobsled coach Mike Kohn told the Associated Press. “She’s had a great couple of years with us. I think she’s going to just really shine now. 나는 생각한다, the uncertainty, it’s held her back a little bit. I think it’s held us all back.

Kaillie Humphries of the United States watches the leaderboard after the women's two-women bobsleigh World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, 오스트리아, 일요일, 11 월. 21, 2021.

Kaillie Humphries of the United States watches the leaderboard after the women’s two-women bobsleigh World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, 오스트리아, 일요일, 11 월. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Humphries now stands a chance to win a gold medal for the U.S. and would be the first to win for America and Canada. 미국. has at least one medal in bobsledding in each of the last five Winter Olympics.

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