Kimberly Williamson, who recently cleared a personal best 1.91m in the women’s high jump, has her eyes set on breaking the Jamaican record in order to qualify for London 2012.

It would be the first World Championships appearance for the former Edwin Allen standout. She is here in Guadeloupe where she expect to get the qualifying mark of 1.94m at Wednesday’s (17 May 2017) Guadeloupe International Meeting.

The Jamaican record, according to the JAAA website is, 1.93m held by Sheree Francis since 2010.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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