Monday, July 15, 2024

WATCH: World 100m champion dusts mother and father at college race


When Jamaica’s 100m world and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce noticed that Mo Farah had misplaced a dad or mum’s race to a dad carrying denims, she should have determined she was not going to be embarrassed like Farah. Fraser-Pryce attended her son’s monitor and area day and completely placed on a clinic, beating the opposite mother and father by practically 50 metres.

Fraser-Pryce has run 10.60 seconds, and is the third quickest lady in historical past behind Florence Joyner-Griffith’s world document of 10.49, and her compatriot, defending Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.54).

In 2022, Fraser-Pryce received her tenth world championship title within the 100m and in addition was topped Diamond League champion. She shattered 10.70 seconds seven instances in the course of the 2022 season.

Fraser-Pryce, nicknamed the “Pocket Rocket,” is thought for her talent and pace out of the blocks. She put her pace on the show for all the opposite mother and father, getting out to a commanding 30 to 40-metre lead from the gun.

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on the Samsung Diamond League Adidas Grand Prix. Photograph: Kevin Morris

The 36-year-old, two-time Olympic 100m champion is thought to be fairly aggressive. Throughout a pre-Diamond League meet press convention final yr, she overtly challenged Swedish pole-vaulter Mondo Duplantis to a 100m race after a reporter requested who was quicker.

We are going to assume Fraser-Pryce had much more at stake than Farah, whose most well-liked distance is between 12 and 25 laps of the monitor. When you’re the 100m world champion, you may’t take any probabilities and need to do every part it takes to defend your title–even off the monitor.


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