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Family name: Williams
Given name: Amy
Date and place of birth: 29 September 1982 in Cambridge, Great Britain
Olympic titles: 1 gold medal
Amy Williams is a British skeleton athlete. She began her sports career in athletics, in the 200m and 400m. In 2002, she tried skeleton at university, acquired a taste for it, and began training. In Vancouver, she won the gold medal, thus becoming the first British gold medallist for 30 years in a winter Olympic competition.