SPORTS

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce In Warm Up Exercise

Wins Racers Grand Prix

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was in a warm up mode for Jamaica’s Olympic trials later this month.

SHELLY-ANNRunning her first race since her lay off by a niggling toe problem, she powered her way to win the 100m race at the inaugural Racers Grand Prix held at the National Stadium.

Her fighting victory came in 11.09 seconds, beating World Indoor champion Barbara Pierre 11.11 and Kelly-Ann Baptiste 11.15 seconds.

On the other hand, two of the most outstanding performances came in the 200 metres.

Shaunae Miller produced a Bahamian national record with a sizzling 22.05 seconds, the fourth fastest time in the world this year to take the women’s half lap event while the exciting Antiguan Miguel Francis clocked a spectacular 19.88 seconds in landing the men’s equivalent.

Other winners were Jason Livermore 10.03 seconds in the men’s ‘A’ 100m; Johnny Dutch 48.11 in the 400m hurdles, Wayde Van Niekerk 31.03 seconds in the rarely-run 300m, Machel Cedenio 44.37 in the 400m, David Oliver 13.03 in the 110m hurdles, Shericka Jackson 50.72 in the women’s 400m and Sharika Nelvis 12.61 in the 100m hurdles.

Carol Maye, Readers Bureau, Fellow

Edited by Jesus Chan

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