UGA’s Williams Strikes Gold

 Georgia freshman Kendell Williams set a new meet record in the 100-meter hurdles to capture the gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore.

k williams hurdle The Marietta, Ga., native clocked a 12.89 beating out fellow American Dion Hall (12.92) on Sunday by taking over the lead in the final hurdle.  Williams set the American Junior and school records with a 12.87 at the USATF Championships in early July.

The 5-foot-9 Kell High School graduate won two NCAA titles and one SEC title, set two collegiate records, two American Junior records, one World Junior record, an SEC Championships record, two NCAA Championship records and two school records in her first year with the Bulldogs.

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