Lolo Jones selection criticized again

Jones and Fenlator were 11th after Tuesday's first two runs of the women's bobsled event. They had the fifth-fastest average push times in the field on the opening night, and the other two U.S. sleds were in the gold- and bronze-medal positions at the midway point of the competition.

Berkeley also had harsh words for U.S. coaches, calling them "complete idiots" without referring to any by name.

Berkeley, a push athlete, said he thought he should have made the Sochi team, and he does not plan on sliding again for the U.S. unless the federation makes major changes in leadership and coaching.

"I'll just say this: Cory Butner has never won a World Cup medal in his entire career as a driver without me in the back of his two-man sled, ever," Berkeley said. "So how does Chuck Berkeley stay home when that's the case? It's just weird. I've won medals before Cory Butner in two-man. It's strange to me that certain individuals who don't meet all the criteria points ... but someone else is going to go over you. At what point is the USBSF held accountable?"

Butner raced in the two-man competition at Sochi with Chris Fogt, the reigning U.S. push champion, in the back of his sled. They finished 12th.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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