Classic Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce run delivers another 100m world title at age 35 squib

  • Jamaican gold, silver, bronze at world championships in Eugene
  • Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith equals her national record in fourth

Jamaica’s queen of the track has her crown back again. And, even at the grand age of 35, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce somehow keeps finding fresh ways to shatter records and defy the laws of sporting gravity.

Gold here in Eugene was delivered in classic Fraser-Pryce style. She exploded out the blocks, picked up far faster than her rivals, and put the race to bed long before she glided across the line in 10.67 – far ahead of her compatriots Shericka Jackson, who took silver in 10.73, and Tokyo Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah, who claimed bronze in 10.81.

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