Gymnast Toni-Ann Williams chases Jamaican Olympic dream

Oct 24, 2015
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No gymnast in Olympic history has ever competed for Jamaica, a country known for its dominating track and field. But Toni-Ann Williams would like to change least make it on the medal podium.

Born in Baltimore USA to Jamaican parents, Williams knows how truly special this moment is, not only for her but the many Jamaicans who will be cheering her on. A strong performance at world championship scheduled for November 1 in Glasgow, is the first step for Toni-Ann and the other Jamaicans looking to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio,Brasil.

In an interview with Baltimore Sun, local US newspaper,  Toni-Ann’s mother spoke about her daughter’s Olympic dream,

That would be one of the most amazing moments in my life, just to know she had done something for my country…And at some point in this life we are going to sleep, walk and dream about gymnastics in Jamaica also.

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Richard Williams

Co-founder of, a passionate believer in the greatness of the Caribbean and its people. Fan of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Garnet Silk.

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