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Laing, Williams sisters to tackle 100m hurdles for Jamaica

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 12:00 AM

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.