Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Returns to Action with 100m World Lead

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Jamaican track and field super-star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce returned to competition on Saturday (11) with a strong performance in the 100m race at the Velocity Fest meet in Kingston.

The 10-time World champion, Fraser-Pryce, who competed in her first meet since winning the global title in Doha in 2019, clocked a world-leading time of 11.00 seconds running into -2.2 m/s headwind.

See full meet results here.

Women's 100m Results (wind: -2.2)

1 Fraser-Pryce, Shelly-Ann Nike 11.00

2 Forbes, Shashalee Sprintec 11.49 

3 Strachan, Anthonique Mvp 11.84 

4 Nanda, Srabani Mvp 11.88

In the women's 200m race, Shericka Jackson (22.89) defeated Elaine Thompson-Herah (22.98). The women's 200m had a strong headwind of -2.2m/s.

Tajay Gayle the reigning World champion, produced a massive but wind-assisted (+4.5m/s) leap of 8.53m. His best legal jump was 8.23m (wind: +1.6). Tissanna Hickling won the women's long jump with 6.60m.

Shanieka Ricketts, a World championships medalist leaped 14.11m to win the triple jump.

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