Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce surprises in Kingston with big time

By June 09, 2018
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Olympic, and World Champion sprinter, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s third race since returning to the track after having a baby ended quickly. 

Running at the Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce, who clocked 11.52, and 11.33 in her first two races, shocked the world with an 11.10-second win.

Fraser-Pryce turned the tables on Jenna Prandini of the United States who had beaten her in that second race.

Prandini finished in 11.14 seconds ahead of young Briana Williams, who is holding her own among the seniors with her 11.26-second clocking.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Kelly-Ann Baptiste is still not back to her best, finishing fourth in 11.27, while Jamaica’s Natasha Morrison was a disappointing fifth in 11.41.

Gayon Evans, also of Jamaica, was sixth in 11.46 seconds, while her teammate Schillonie Calvert-Powell was seventh in 11.51.

India’s Srabani Nanda rounded out the field in 11.68 seconds.      

Paul-Andre Walker

Paul-Andre is the Managing Editor at He comes to the role with almost 20 years of experience as journalist. That experience includes all facets of media. He began as a sports Journalist in 2001, quickly moving into radio, where he was an editor before becoming a news editor and then an entertainment editor with one of the biggest media houses in the Caribbean.

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