News – GB – GB Skipper Jodie Williams is aiming for medals at European Indoor Championships

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Jodie Williams set her sights on a first international senior medal for seven years after being named UK captain for the European Indoor Championships

Williams won 200m silver and gold in the 4x100m at the 2014 European Championships and collected silver and bronze at the same events at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

We’re excited to announce that @ Jodiealicia27 will lead the GB&NI team at the @ EuroAthletics Indoor Championships starting tonight in Toruń, Poland 👇

“I’m going there to perform I’m a competitor, I don’t want to downplay my aspirations,” said Williams, who will run 400m and 4x400m relays in Poland

“It’s a new event for me, but I’ll be there to make it through to the finals and fight for medals”So at this point in my career I’m on the starting line

“It’s a great honor to be selected as team captain. I was a little nervous when I was first asked, but I’m looking forward to it

“This is my 10th anniversary since I first formed a high-level British team. The European Indoors (in Paris 2011) was my first senior championship. It’s cool that I’ve come full circle and I’m now team captain

“My biggest message would be to support yourself. It can feel pretty daunting to walk in as a newbie I know I downplayed my aspirations on my debut, but I would say don’t

“You made the team yourself like everyone else. Enjoy the experience and embrace it”

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News – GB – GB skipper Jodie Williams seeks medals at European Indoor Championships

Source: https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/sport/national/19135949.gb-skipper-jodie-williams-aiming-medals-european-indoor-championships/