Rio 2016 Olympic Games 100m finalist Christania Williams is back on track after over a year. Watch Christiana Williams’ race video below from the Raiffeisen Austrian Open.
The 28-year-old sprinter, who helped Jamaica to a 4x100m silver medal at the Olympic Games in 2016 and bronze at the London 2017 World Championships, ran her first meet since the Jamaica Trials in 2022.
Christania Williams ran at the Raiffeisen Austrian Open, a World Athletics Continental Tour – Bronze Meeting in Austria on Wednesday (July 26). She finished second in her section of the women’s 100m in 11.50, behind American Kennedy Blackmon, 11.10.
“First one down,” commented Williams, a former Edwin Allen student. “Happy to be on track competing again,” she added. ALSO READ: Christania Williams runs 7.14 PB at American Track League
Williams started her professional career at MVP under the guidance of Stephen Francis. She achieved two sub-11 times, 10.96 and 10.97, both in 2016. ALSO READ: Christania Williams leaves MVP to join McLeod, Taylor in Florida