Jamaican Kimberly Williamson set to face off against top athletes at Kladno indoor meet
Jamaican Kimberly Williamson set to face off against top athletes at Kladno indoor meet

The Kladno indoor WIT Bronze jump&throw meet on January 28th will feature a strong line-up of athletes, including Kimberly Williamson of Jamaica, who will be competing in the women’s high jump event.

Williamson will be facing off against European indoor medalist Ella Junnila of Finland, Kazakhstan’s Kristina Ovchinnikova, and Ukraine’s Yuliya Chumachenko.

In the men’s high jump event, former World medalist Majd Eddin Ghazal of Syria leads the line-up, with competition from yesterday’s Brno winner Eric Portillo from Mexico, and Great Britain’s Joel Clarke-Kahn.

Shot-putters Sarah Mitton and Tomas Stanek are also set to take the stage, with Mitton, the Canadian World leader (19.80), competing against former World indoor champion Anita Marton of Hungary and Portugal’s Jessica Inchude. Local hero Stanek will be challenged by Mesud Pezer of Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sweden’s Wictor Petersson, Andrei Toader of Roumania, Norway’s Marcus Thomsen, and Mohamed Hamza of Egypt.

This event promises to be a thrilling showcase of some of the top athletes in the world of shot-put and high jump, and fans will not want to miss the action, especially the performances of Kimberly Williamson of Jamaica.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.