Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce becomes second-fastest woman in history

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Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the 2nd fastest woman in the 100m of all time after clocking 10.63 seconds in Kingston on Saturday.

"Honestly, no, I wasn't coming out here to run that fast,"  said Fraser-Pryce who improved her previous personal best by 0.07 seconds from 2012. "Thank God that I finish healthy.

"There was no pressure. I just wanted to get one more race in before the national trials."

Natasha Morrison finished in second place with another sub-11seconds performance this season of 10.95.

American Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the world record at 10.49 seconds set back in 1988.

Top 10 women 100m all time

110.490.0Florence Griffith-JoynerUSA16 Jul 1988
210.63 Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceJAM05 Jun 2021
310.64+1.2Carmelita JeterUSA20 Sep 2009
410.65A+1.1Marion JonesUSA12 Sep 1998
510.70+0.3Elaine Thompson-HerahJAM1 Jul 2016
610.72+1.6Sha'Carri RichardsonUSA10 Apr 2021
710.73+2.0Christine ArronFRA19 Aug 1998
810.74+1.3Merlene OtteyJAM7 Sep 1996
810.74+1.0English GardnerUSA3 Jul 2016
1010.75+0.4Kerron StewartJAM10 Jul 2009
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