Texas Olympian Katie Uhlaender reacted on Tuesday to news that the International Olympic Committee has banned Russia from the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Uhlaender finished fourth in skeleton at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. The Russian athlete who finished ahead of her was recently banned for doping, so Uhlaender is now expected to receive the bronze medal.
Uhlaender released the following statement:
Uhlaender is a favorite to make Team USA for PyeongChang. If she succeeds, it would be her fourth Olympics.