Jamaica sweeps women’s 100m in the World Champs

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Jamaica sweeps women’s 100m in the World Champs

Jamaican sprint star, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the first person to win five world titles in an individual running event and, at age 35, becoming the oldest world champion in an individual event on the track.

Fraser-Pryce led Jamaica as they swept the World Championships Women’s 100m sprint  on Sunday.

Fraser-Pryce, the 2008 and 2012 Olympic 100m champ, prevailed in a championship record 10.67 seconds in Eugene, Oregon.

She was followed by Shericka Jackson (10.73) and 2016 and 2021 Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.81).

According to Olympic News Jamaica also swept the medals at last year’s Olympics, when  Thompson-Herah came in first followed by Fraser-Pryce and Jackson.

Fraser-Pryce, with her second world title since becoming a mom in 2017, has won seven titles in the 100m between the Olympics and worlds, breaking her tie with Usain Bolt.