Welwyn Garden City teenager clocks fastest youth time in the world this year

WGC sprint sensation Jodie Williams earlier today (Thursday) clocked the fastest women s 100m youth time in the world this year. The Queenswood School 15-year-old recorded a stunning 11.40 seconds to smash her way into the 100m final at the World Youth

WGC sprint sensation Jodie Williams earlier today (Thursday) clocked the fastest women's 100m youth time in the world this year.

The Queenswood School 15-year-old recorded a stunning 11.40 seconds to smash her way into the 100m final at the World Youth Championship in Bressanone, Italy.

Previously the quickest women's youth 100m in 2009 was 11.48 secs, jointly claimed by Williams alongside American pair Octavious Freeman and Ashton Purvis.

In the other semi GB's Shaunna Thompson also made the final by coming second with 11.66 secs.


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Ahead of Thompson was American Ashton Purvis who crossed the finish line in 11.53 secs.

As the fastest qualifier Williams will now be gunning for glory in this afternoon's 100m final.

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