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The Buzz on Amy Williams

The Buzz on Amy Williams

Amy Williams, who won Olympic gold in the Ladies Skeleton on Friday, has every right to feel over the moon this morning. After becoming Great Britain’s first individual Olympic Winter Games gold medallist in 30 years, she was presented with another prize at a special cocktail party hosted by OMEGA, the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games.

To mark her achievement, Amy receieved a Seamaster Planet Ocean wristwatch from Buzz Aldrin, an OMEGA brand ambassador and the second man to walk on the moon, and Sir Steve Redgrave, a British Olympic legend. “I’m so honoured with this special tribute,” said Williams, who’s winning run at the Whistler Sliding Centre last Friday was the fastest ever recorded on the track.

Aldrin, who knows what it’s like to travel at great speed, was hugely impressed by the performance of the 27-year-old from Cambridge, saying, “Amy has been so dedicated to her sport and she has shown us that the determination and sacrifice was worth it.” Williams’ gold medal was only the ninth that Great Britain has won in the history of the Olympic Winter Games. A brilliant Brit indeed...