Fraser-Pryce is Athletics Weekly's International Female Athlete of the Year

By December 19, 2019

The awards keep rolling in for 2019 World 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

The 32-year-old Fraser-Pryce, who won her fourth 100m world title in Doha in September, has been voted International Female Athlete for 2019 by readers of the Athletics Weekly Magazine.

Athletics Weekly is a weekly track and field magazine published in the United Kingdom by Athletics Weekly Limited that covers the sport of track and field.

World 400m hurdles champion Dalilah Muhammad was the runner-up while Sifan Hassan, who took the unprecedented 10,000m and 1500m double at the World Championships.

According to Athletics Wednesday, Fraser-Pryce was voted top in a year, which saw her win the world 100m title in a very fast world-leading 10.71 to just miss her seven-year-old PB. She also won gold in the 4x100m relay and ran 22.22 for 200m.

Fraser-Pryce also won the 200m at the Pan Am Championships in Peru earlier this year.

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