Wednesday, January 2, 2008

A Year of Wins for Raynell Williams

Amid all the top-10 lists and year-in-review programs, the Cleveland Plain Dealer noticed that Raynell Williams had a pretty good year in 2007.

At age 18, featherweight Williams won a national championship and qualified for the 2008 Olympic Boxing team. He also made a trip to China for some cultural training with his teammates.

Reflecting on the experience, Williams says: "This has been hard for me... I had never been away for more than a couple of weeks before. But I've got to know the [10 other Olympic boxers]. They are like family..."

For a bio of Williams, click here.

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