Guest: Toni-Ann Williams OLY
Toni-Ann Williams is the first gymnast to represent Jamaica at an Olympic Games when competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Toni-Ann is also a four-time World Championship competitor and a Pan-American Games competitor. She also a two-time National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches / Women (NACGC/W)West Region Gymnast of the Year.
In this episode, Toni-Ann discusses her historical journey. The Olympians shares her emotions when she learnt she had qualified to represent Jamaica at the Rio 2016 Summer Games. She also speaks about family’s support in her athletic journey especially her mom’s level of involvement in her achievements.
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Toni-Ann also speaks about representing Jamaica at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru and how she managed to compete just six months after surgery on her Achilles. She shares how she felt about the success of her teammates including Danusia Francis and the camaraderie that they share. She also speaks about how the pandemic has affected her plans for the future in terms of competitive gymnastics.
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