Last Updated on July 6, 2023 by Andrew Pirie
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Shelly-ann Fraser-pryce Greatest of All Time
Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.81)
Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce 10.63 #2nd Fastest All-time
At 34 years of age sent a clear message to her rivals with a 10.63 run at the Olympic Destiny Series 2 meet at the National Stadium in Jamaica #2nd Fastest Alltime. She pulled away from Natasha Morrison who ran a respectable 10.95 (the 3rd fastest Jamaican in 2021 with a 10.87 run). The race had a wind-legal +1.3 m/s following wind.
100m world champion just ran an NR WL 10.63 wind-legal 100m dash in Kingston, in just her third 100m final of the year. The performance smashed the world-leading time of 10.72 by Shaccari Richardson (USA). Elaine Thompson and Briana Williams two other Jamaicans will race at the Miramar meet in Florida tomorrow.
She’s now second ONLY to Florence Griffith Joyner’s 10.49 run.
Let the Games begin!
Section 1 Wind: 1.3 1 # 35 Fraser-Pryce, She Elite Track Club 10.63 2 # 142 Morrison, Natasha Mvp Track & 10.95 3 # 135 Cameron, Kashieka Mvp Track & 11.39 4 # 179 Williams, Jodean Racers Track club 11.44 5 # 202 Burchell, Remona SprinTec 11.45 6 # 136 Dallas, Kedisha Mvp Track & 11.53 7 # 60 Harriot, Michae G.C Foster College 11.58
Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce opens with 11.00 into Head Wind (video)
She clocked a world-leading 11.00 into a tough -2.2 headwind. On Saturday, July 7 Velocity Fest was held at Jamaica College.
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce opens with 11.00 into Head Wind
This came a week after previous world leader Sha’Carri Richardson ran 11.05 in Florida.
Fraser-Pryce, Doha 2019 World champion, ran 11 seconds flat to beat Shashalee Forbes of Sprintec, 11.49.
As noted in the video due to the Covid restrictions the 4 runners ran with one lane separation on the 8-lane track.
Bahamian Anthonique Strachan finished third in 11.84.
Nesta Carter, 10.38, won the men’s 100m ahead of Tyquendo Tracey, 10.39s, and Romario Williams, 10.39.
Elaine Thompson loses to Sherikca Jackson
In the women’s 200m (-2.2m/s wind), Doha 2019 400m bronze medallist Shericka Jackson ran 22.89 to finish heat three ahead of Elaine Thompson; the Rio Olympic Games sprint double champion, with 22.98.
Forbes ran 23.45 for third and Ronda Whyte, also of Sprintec, finished fourth in 23.93.
Julian Forte won the men’s 200m (-2.9m/s) in 20.71 ahead of Rasheed Dwyer, 21.06, and Romario Williams, 21.07.
Tajay Gayle, Shanieka Ricketts win
World long jump champion Tajay Gayle topped his pet event with a wind-assisted 8.52m (4.5m/s wind)
Doha 2019 triple jump silver medallist, Shanieka Ricketts, won her pet event with 14.11m.
Tovea Jenkins of Sprintec, 53.83 beat Junelle Bromfield of MVP, 54.06, in the women’s 400m.
Megan Tapper won the women’s 100m hurdles in 13.25 ahead of Amoi Brown, 13.46s.
Janieve Russell topped the women’s 400m hurdles in 57.29 ahead of Ronda Whyte, 57.97.
Tissanna Hickling topped the women’s long jump with 6.60m.
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