• Fraser-Pryce wins 100m in Padova

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Jamaican sprint star Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce won the 100m dash at the European Athletics (EAA) Citta di Padova Meeting on Sunday, July 17.

The 2-time Olympic champion Frase-Pryce comfortably won the women's 100m dash in 11.25 seconds over USA's Jeneba Tarmoh (11.47) and compatriot Shimayra Williams (11.54). 

In the women's pole vault, the 2015 World Champion Yarisley Silva of Cuba  a new meeting record of 4.71m. 

Jamaican athletes produced two more wins in the meeting in Padova.  The world championships finalist  Stephenie Ann Mcpherson claimed the women's 400m in 50.98 seconds ahead of Ukraine's Olha Zemlyak  (51.18 SB) and Italy's Maria Benedict Chigbolu (52.01 SB).Jamaican  O'Dayne Richards topped the men's shot put contest with a big throw of 20.78m. 

Elsewhere on the track USA runners took top five spots in the men's 1500m race with Eric Avila taking the win in a new personal of 3:36.37. In the women's 800m Italian Yus Caballero clocked 2:01.04 FTW.  

See full meet results here>>

Women's 100m Citta di Padova meeting


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