Sprint star Williams chases national title

PUBLISHED: 15:14 20 February 2008 | UPDATED: 21:34 26 October 2009

TEENAGE WGC sprint sensation Jodie Williams will be looking for another national title at the Norwich Union Indoor Championships this weekend. The 14-year-old is due to compete in the U15 girls 60 metres at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham. Last s

TEENAGE WGC sprint sensation Jodie Williams will be looking for another national title at the Norwich Union Indoor Championships this weekend.

The 14-year-old is due to compete in the U15 girls' 60 metres at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham.

Last season she won the 60m title, so will be looking to retain it with a performance of quality this weekend.

Jodie is the fastest U15 girl at 60m so far this season with the times she set to win the Southern Indoor U15 Championships in January.

In easing her way to the final that day the Queenswood pupil broke her own championship best twice, clocking 7.69 seconds and 7.67 seconds.

In the final itself she smashed it for a third time, storming across the finish line first to retain the U15 title in 7.60 secs.

The Herts Phoenix athlete competed in the Windsor Open meeting in Eton earlier this month and ran even faster.

In a mixed 60m event, she competed in two races. In the first against two senior men and two U17 men she came second in a time of 7.46 secs.

She then came fourth in the second race against four senior men and went a touch faster in 7.45 secs. Jodie's time ranks her the fourth fastest female athlete over 60 metres indoor this year.

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