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Sweeney started thing off with a solid third run (46.917), but in her fourth and final run she lost control on one of the course's steep turns and crashed. She was taken to a local hospital and told NBC broadcasters although she was "banged up" she had "no broken bones."
Sweeney's first (46.595) and second (46.960) runs on Monday placed her 15th overall going into Tuesday's final runs, a cumulative 1.101 seconds behind leader Natalie Geisenberger of Germany.
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MAINE OLYMPIC PHOTOS: Emily Sweeney
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This is Emily Sweeney's first Olympics. Most recent World Cup ranking was 11th in singles (2017/18).
BIRTHDAY: March 16, 1993 (24 years old)
HOMETOWN: Suffield, Conn. (born in Portland, Maine)
SCHOOL: National Sports Academy
HOBBIES: Playing lacrosse and singing along to Taylor Swift songs
FUN FACTS: Tried luge for the first time at age 10 in Providence, R.I. Member of the National Guard and served in the US Army. Her sister Megan, also born in Portland, competed in luge at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: '13 Junior Worlds champ; 4th in sprint at '17 Worlds in Innsbruck, AUT; 14th in singles at '16 Worlds in Konigssee, GER; 22nd in singles at '15 Sigulda, LAT; 22nd in singles at '13 Worlds in Whistler, BC, CAN; 8th in singles at '15 U23 Worlds in Sigulda, LAT
OTHER CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Gold in sprint at '17 Luge WC in Winterberg, GER; three WC silvers
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