Toni-Ann Williams Makes Olympic History
Cal sophomore gymnast Toni-Ann Williams has officially qualified to represent Jamaica in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Toni-Ann will be the first gymnast to represent Jamaica at the Olympics, and also the first Cal gymnast to make the Olympics.[su_row][su_column size=”1/2″]
[/su_column] [su_column size=”1/2″] Williams punched her ticket to Brazil over the weekend by finishing 38th overall at the Rio Olympic Test event on Sunday.
She finished with an around score of 52.931
- Vault 24th (14.066)
- Bars 78th (11.833
- Beam 29th (13.666)
- Floor (13.366)
Toni-Ann trained at United Gymnastix in Reisterstown, Maryland throughout her whole club career. She became a Level 10 in 2009 and joined the Jamaican national gymnastics team in 2010. 2011, She was State and Regional Champion and competed in her first international competition, the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, Japan. She was hoping to qualify to the 2012 Olympics but was unable because she didn’t meet requirements at the 2011 Worlds.
She was hoping to qualify to the 2012 Olympics but was unable because she didn’t meet requirements at the 2011 Worlds.