Fraser-Pryce clocks world-leading 10.67 to win 100m in Nairobi | Extra sports activities Information


NAIROBI: Jamaican dash legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce posted the quickest 100m on the earth this yr as she clocked 10.67secs to win in Nairobi on Saturday.
The 35-year-old, who has gained 8 Olympic medals together with silver in Tokyo ultimate summer time, used to be a comfy winner after 18-year-old Namibian sensation Christine Mboma pulled up ahead of collapsing to the observe.
Fraser-Pryce’s profitable time used to be just about her non-public best possible of 10.60, set in Lausanne in August 2021.
“I’ve been doing this for 13 years. Even time I run I set new data, it is implausible,” stated Fraser-Pryce, who may just simplest end 2d in her season-opening 200m race in Kingston in April.
Handiest 4 different ladies have run the 100m sooner than Fraser-Pryce’s time on Saturday – American citizens Marion Jones (10.65) and Carmelita Jeter (10.64), fellow Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah (10.54), and the arguable global checklist holder American Florence Griffith-Joyner (10.49).
Fraser-Pryce will renew her lengthy contention with five-time Olympic gold medallist Thompson-Herah at this yr’s global championships, which get started in Eugene on July 15.
Previous, males’s Olympic 100m champion Marcell Jacobs withdrew on the ultimate minute from his long-awaited go back to the space with intestinal issues.
The Italian, who used to be a wonder winner ultimately yr’s Olympics, used to be because of cross head-to-head with silver medallist Fred Kerley for the primary time since Tokyo.
Jacobs showed on social media he would subsequent be in motion as deliberate on house soil in a 200m race in Savona.
As an alternative, Kerley misplaced to house runner Ferdinand Omanyala, who powered to victory in 9.85secs, additionally a world-leading time.
American Kerley may just simplest arrange 9.92secs to complete at the back of African checklist holder Omanyala, who clocked his non-public best possible of 9.77secs ultimate yr.
“I used to be aiming to run a sub-10 on this pageant. Now that experience… my African checklist, I wish to upload extra data to my assortment,” stated Omanyala.
The USA’ Isaiah Younger used to be 3rd in 10.13secs.
Canadian Aaron Brown timed his 200m to perfection to submit a season-opening best possible 20.05secs.
“I sought after to run a sub-20,” he stated.
“I’m pleased with the time I’ve posted bearing in mind it is a top altitude.”
Niger’s Aminatou Seyni used to be the surprise winner of the ladies’s 200m race, in 22.43secs, after edging out Shannon Ray at the line.
Kenya’s Olympic and global 3,000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto confirmed he nonetheless has so much to do forward of the sector championships as he pale badly to complete 5th in a race gained via Abraham Kibiwott.
Poland’s ladies’s hammer world-record holder Anita Wlodarczyk posted a world-leading 78.06m in her first look in Kenya.
“I’m more than happy that I got here to Nairobi for the primary time and did truly smartly,” the three-time Olympic champion stated.



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