History will remember Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. On Wednesday in the Monaco Diamond League, the Jamaican sprinter won the women’s 100-meter event with a world-record time of 10.62 seconds. It was the first time a woman, Fraser-Pryce, has ever run a time of less than 10.7 seconds six times in a single season.
Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce 100m Time
The current women’s 100-meter world record is held by American Olympic icon Florence Griffith-Joyner, who established it in 1988 with a time of 10.49 seconds. On the all-time list, Griffith-Joyner has a faster time than both Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica and Heather Fraser-Pryce of the United States.
A world record is the best performance in the event’s history, while a world-leading time is the best performance in the event this season, which Fraser-Pryce has just accomplished.
On Wednesday, Fraser-Pryce triumphed by a full metre over his rivals. In an effort to join Fraser-Pryce in the annals of history, teammate Shericka Jackson also clocked in at a new personal best of 10.71 seconds. Marie-Josée Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast finished third with a timing of 10.72 seconds.
Fraser-Pryce, Shelley-Ann Born on December 27, 1986, OD, OJ (née Fraser) is a sprinter for the Jamaican track and field team. She specialises in the 60-meter, 100-meter, and 200-meter events. She is considered by many to be the best sprinter in history.
Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce Career
Fraser-career Pryce’s extends over a decade and a half, from the late 2000s into the 2020s, making her one of the most enduring track athletes in history. Her consistent performance at major championships was a big reason why Jamaican athletics became more well-known around the world.
She has won the 100-meter dash five times at the world championships and two at the Olympics. She has won both the silver and gold medals at the World Championships and the Olympic Games in the 200-meter event.
After winning a record-breaking fifth global title in the 100-meter dash, Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce set a new world record at a Diamond League meet in Poland on Saturday, clocking the fastest time in the world so far this year.
The 35-year-old mother and world champion, Fraser-Pryce, ran a time of 10.66 seconds, improving by a tenth from her time when she won the title in Oregon three weeks ago. In doing so, she bested a competition that included two of America’s top sprinters, Aleia Hobbs (10.94) and Melissa Jefferson (11.18), who tied for seventh (eighth, 11.20).
This was Fraser-third-fastest Pryce’s time ever. Since giving birth in 2017, Olympic 100-meter champion Pryce-Fraser has broken 10.70 seconds six times. There are only four other women who have run faster than 10.70 in their careers.
Already the oldest track and field world champion, Fraser-Pryce has a chance to make history in 2024 by being the first woman to win three consecutive Olympic 100-meter crowns.
Jamaican sprinting sensation Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce set a new world record of 10.66 seconds to win the women’s 100 metres in Saturday’s Silesia Diamond League race in Poland.
Last month in Eugene, Oregon, Fraser-Pryce won her fifth 100-meter world title. In Chorzow, she bested American Aleia Hobbs (10.94) and Ivorian Marie-Josee Ta Lou (11.0).