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Danielle Gracia Williams (born 14 September 1992) is a Jamaican track and field athlete specialising in the sprint hurdles.[3] She is best known for winning the gold medal at the 2015 World Championships. In addition, she won two medals at Summer Universiades, bronze in 2013 and gold in 2015, and represented her country at the 2013 World Championships.

Danielle Williams
Danielle Williams (cropped).jpg
Personal information
NationalityJamaican
Born (1992-09-14) 14 September 1992 (age 27)
St. Andrew, Jamaica[1]
EducationJohnson C. Smith University[2]
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
CountryJamaica
SportTrack and field
Event(s)100 metres hurdles

Williams has personal bests of 12.32 seconds in the [100 metres hurdles] and 8.02 seconds in the 60 metres hurdles (State College 2015).

Her older sister, Shermaine, is also a hurdler.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Jamaica
2010 CARIFTA Games (U20) George Town, Cayman Islands 4th 100 m 11.72
3rd 4 × 100 m 45.69
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U20)
Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 1st 100 m H 14.11
1st 4 × 100 m 45.03
World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 4th 100 m H 13.46 (+0.9 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m 44.24
2011 Pan American Junior Championships Miramar, United States 2nd 100 m H 13.32
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 3rd 100 m H 12.84
World Championships Moscow, Russia 20th (sf) 100 m H 13.13
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 100 m H 13.06
2015 Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 1st 100 m H 12.78
World Championships Beijing, China 1st 100 m H 12.57 PB
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 60 m H DNF
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 18th (sf) 100 m H 13.14
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 2nd 100 m H 12.78
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd 100 m H 12.67
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd 100 m H 12.47

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

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