After a less than pleasing start to her 2016 campaign, World Championships 100m hurdles champion Danielle Williams is eyeing an improved performance on the circuit at the inaugural staging of the Jamaica National (JN) Racers Grand Prix.

Williams last graced the National Stadium earlier this month, and will once again relish the opportunity to compete against world-class athletes on local soil at the Grand Prix scheduled for June 11.

“First of all I want to laud the organisers of the Racers Grand Prix. I think having such a competitive event allows athletes who live and train on this side of the world an opportunity to enjoy a high-calibre competition without having to travel to Europe, where majority of races are held at this time of year.

“Travelling such far distances does have an effect on the body and you lose training days, so having a top- flight competition such as the Racers Grand Prix close by is definitely a good thing, and I’m looking forward to it,” Williams told the Jamaica Observer from her North Carolina base in the United States recently.

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