Friday, June 24, 2022

At the Jamaica Championships, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce shines

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dazzles at Jamaica Championships

 KINGSTON: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce proceeded with her rankling start to the season at the Jamaican National Championships on Thursday, searing through her opening 100m intensity in 10.70sec.

Fraser-Pryce, the quickest lady on the planet this year after two times timing 10.67sec - - most as of late in Paris last end of the week - - gave no indication of weariness as she blasted to a decided triumph.

Fraser-Pryce detonated from the blocks and controlled the race all along, with previous World Under-20 run twofold boss Briana Williams second in 10.98sec.

Kemba Nelson of the University of Oregon who was second in the US university titles 100m fourteen days prior, likewise ran 10.98sec to pip Olympic Games bronze medalist Shericka Jackson (10.99sec.)

Olympic run twofold boss Elaine Thompson-Herah experienced little difficulty winning her intensity in 11.06sec, making way for an excellent fight in Friday's semi-last and last.

In the men's 100m, Yohan Blake timed a noteworthy 9.93sec while rising star Oblique Seville was an agreeable champ of his intensity in 9.98sec.

Somewhere else Thursday, world number three positioned Lamara Distin completed an unexpected second in the ladies' high leap, overseeing just 1.85m.

Recently the Texas A&M competitor, had cleared 1.97m and won both NCAA inside and Outdoors titles and said her point was to clear 2.00m.

"I feel like it was a strange sort of day, it was my most memorable genuine terrible day of the time and it is great that it occurred here and trust completely not at the World Championships," she said.

Kimberly Williamson won the occasion with 1.88m, her seventh public title and first beginning around 2019.

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