Our country, Jamaica may be small, but we are never afraid to make huge footprints in history. Jamaica’s first gymnast, Toni-Ann Williams, represents the country this morning, August 7, 2016.
- Women’s uneven bars
- Women’s floor exercise
- Women’s beam
- Women’s vault
- Women’s individual all-around
Toni Ann, is from Maryland, USA November 20, 1995 to parents, Tony and Marlene Williams; however, both her parents are Jamaican and as such she is permitted to represent Jamaica. She is currently attending University of California, Berkeley and is a member of the Golden Bears gymnastics team.
Williams represented Jamaica at her second World Championships in 2013, in Antwerp, Belgium. During the regular season, she peaked at #1 nationally on floor on February 23, 2015 and has reached as high as #5 nationally on vault (on March 2, 2015). She qualified to the 2015 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships as an individual all-rounder. (Source: Wikipedia)
|Vault||10||2x, last vs. UC Davis 3-8-15|
|Uneven Bars||9.95||3-8-15 vs. UC Davis|
|Balance Beam||9.875||2x, last 2-28-15 at Arizona|
|Floor Exercise||9.975||2x, last 3-8-15 vs. UC Davis|
|All-Around||39.700||2-13-15 vs. Oregon State|
Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe
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Poetess Denise N. Fyffe is a published author of over 30 books, for more than six years and enjoys volunteering as a Counselor. She is a freelance writer for online publications such as Revealing the Christian Life, Jamaica Rose, Entertainment Trail, My Trending Stories among others.
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