Fraser-Pryce clocks her first ever sub-22 at Jamaican Campionships

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce successfully completed a sprint double on the final day at the Jamaican Athletics National Championships in Kingston on Sunday afternoon.

The 35-year-old stunned by winning the women's 200m final with her first-ever sub-22-seconds of 21.79 seconds. The time improved her 200m personal best time by 0.30 seconds and broke Veronica Campbell-Brown’s stadium record of 21.9. 

 Shericka Jackson took 2nd place in a new PB and first sub 22 seconds of 21.82 while double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah came in 3rd in 22.02.

 Two days ago Fraser-Pryce sizzled 10.71 seconds (wind +1.0 m/s) to win the Jamaican 100m title.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce,  Shericka Jackson, and  Elaine Thompson-Herah will represent Jamaica in the 100m and 200m events at the Tokyo Olympic games next month.

Women's 200m final video

Rasheed Dwyer prevailed in the men's 200m final finishing just 0.01 seconds ahead of Yohan Blake.

In the women's 400m final two women went under 50 seconds. Stephenie-Ann McPherson clocked a personal best time of 49.61 for the win while Candice Mcleod took 2nd place with 49.91. Roneisha McGregor was third in 50.02.

Reigning Olympic champion Omar McLeod, may not get a chance to compete in Tokyo after he crashed into several hurdles and hopped across the line the last 8t place in 16.22. Ronald Levy took a surprise win in the 110m hurdles final in 13.10. He finished ahead of Damion Thomas (13.11) and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Hansle Parchment who crossed the line third in 13.16.

In the women's 100m hurdles final Megan Tapper finished very strong to edge Danielle Williams and Britany Anderson for the Jamaican title in 12.68.  Yanique Thompson (12.73) and Britany Anderson (12.735) took second and third respectively.

See the full Jamaican track and field championships results here.

Men's 110m hurdles final video

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