Jodie Williams Interview at Great CityGames by Larry Eder


Jodie Williams is one of the finest young sprinters coming out of Great Britain.

Except, Jodie won 151 straight races from 2006 to 2010, along with winning the 2009 World Youth Championships at 100m and 200m, the 2010 World Junior Championships at 100m and 200m, the 2011 European Junior Championships at 100m and 200m, and the 2013 European U 23 Championships at 200m.

Williams_JodieFL-Euros14.jpgJodie Williams, photo by

In 2014, after dealing with injuries in 2013, Jodie Williams medaled in both the Commonwealth Games and the European Games, taking silver medals in both 200 meters (22.50 in CG, 22.46 in Europeans), a bronze in the CG 4x100m and a the gold in the 2014 European Champs 4x100m, with NR of 42.25.

In 2015, faced with injuries, Jodie Williams rounded into shape during the World Champs and helped the GBR team not only finish in 4th, but set a new British record in the 4x100 meters of 42.10.

The following interview was done after one of Jodie's last races of 2015, the Great City Games in Newcastle, UK. This interview was done on Saturday, September 12, 2015.

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