World Athletics Championships: Fraser-Pryce fastest female sprinter



The Jamaican runners dominated the race to claim silver and bronze medals.

All three medals in the 100m race went to Jamaica.


Jamaica's Shelley-Anne Fraser-Pryce won gold in the women's 100m at the World Athletics Championships. This was her fifth gold medal in the World Championships. The Jamaican runners dominated the race to claim silver and bronze medals.



Fraser-Pryce, 35, clocked 10.67 seconds to win the gold medal. She also set the record for the best time in the World Championships. She broke the record set by Marion Jones (10.70 seconds) in 1999. Price previously achieved gold in 2009, 2013, 2015, and 2019. She won gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.



Fraser-Pryce edged Sherika Jackson by 0.06 seconds to win gold in the 100m this year. Olympic champion Ellen Thompson-Hera had to settle for bronze at 10.81 seconds.

In the men's 10,000m, world record holder Joshua Cheptegei of Kenya retained his title with a time of 27:27.43 minutes. Stanley Mburu won the silver medal.



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