Rio 2016 Olympics: Watch Toni-Ann Williams, Jamaica’s First Gymnast

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.

toni ann williams at rio 2016 olympics

  • Women’s uneven bars
  • Women’s floor exercise
  • Women’s beam
  • Women’s vault
  • Women’s individual all-around

toni ann williamsToni 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)

Collegiate Bests

Event Score Date
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

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Advertisements

What did you think about this article? Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s