This 45-year-old athlete has only been practicing sports for five and a half years. Previously, he had played football but had never participated in any athletic event. „It all started when my children wanted to start in athletics, I started running to help them and now it is they who are waiting for me at the finish applauding with joy,“ says Paula. And now, just five years later, this English athlete is competing in more than seven disciplines in this World Athletics Master Championship.
„The most important thing is not to obsess, to enjoy running and never see it as something forced … to do it because you want to do it, that’s the way you enjoy this world, you know people and you travel motivated by athletics“ adds the English athlete.
„I love athletics and I love competition, I will continue competing as much as I can until I die … I have no doubt, and my family will continue to support me in every championship I attend … that helps me not to leave during difficult times“ clarifies Williams.
„Sometimes the body tells you it can not, you have to know how to hear it, take care of it and give it what it needs, when you feel the strength fail you, talk to your mind, tell you what to do and continue until you reach the end,“ he concludes….