Laing, Williams sisters to tackle 100m hurdles for Jamaica
Jamaica will be represented by three women in the IAAF World Championships 100m hurdles heats which begins at 10:15 p.m tonight.
National Champion, Danielle Williams, will be lining up in heat one as she attempts to qualify for the semi-finals.
Williams has a season best of 12.71 which is just a few seconds shy of her personal best 12.69.
She will have to contend with American, Kendra Harrison, who has a season and personal best of 12.50.
Third-place finisher in the National Senior Trials, Kimberly Laing will be running in the third heat of the event.
America’s National champion, Dawn Harper Nelson who has a season best of 12.48 will be Laing’s main competition.
Danielle’s older sister, Shermaine Williams, will run in the fourth heat.
The second place finisher in the National Senior trials has a season best of 12.84.
Shermaine will also have an American to contend with in her heat as she lines up against Brianna Rollins who has a season best of 12.56.