Welwyn Garden City sprinter Jodie Williams named charity ambassador

WGC Olympic hopeful Jodie Williams has become the first ever ambassador of a muscular dystrophy charity.

The Herts Pheonix sprinter, 100m and 200m World Youth champion, was named the inaugural ambassador of the Muscle Help Foundation, at a glitzy charity fundraiser in London.

Jodie said she was thrilled to be made an ambassador.

“It is a pleasure for me to be able to put something back into the community that has helped me achieve my goals,” she said.

“I hope to be able to do whatever I can to help this charity achieve its goals for many years to come.”

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Michael McGrath, chief executive of the Muscle Help Foundation, said: “I am delighted that Jodie Williams has agreed to become our first Muscle Help Foundation ambassador.

“This is a long-term commitment on both sides and we’re really looking forward to working closely together on a number of initiatives that will not only raise further awareness about the vital work of the charity but also engage children from an educational perspective.”

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