Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has smashed Jamaica’s 100m record to set a new 10.63 seconds (1.3m/s) world-leading time and now becomes the second-fastest woman of all time morning at the Jamaica Olympic Association/Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association Olympic Destiny Series at the national stadium in Kingston.
Fraser-Pryce, who previously shared the 10.70s national record with Elaine Thompson-Herah, had a season’s best 10.84 seconds. Her 10.63-second time now ranks second above Americans Marion Jones-10.65 seconds and Carmelita Jeter- 10.64 seconds behind world record holder, the late Florence Griffith-Joyner-10.49 seconds.
Behold this 10.63 (1.6) PR BOMB from World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.— Ato Boldon (@AtoBoldon) June 5, 2021
She’s now second fastest of all time behind only Flo-Jo. Let the games begin! pic.twitter.com/U4UcyKngrS
Jeter congratulated Fraser-Pryce on her performance via Twitter.
I just woke to some amazing news. @realshellyannfp has done it again. I give credit when it’s due. You have come back from having a child and showed the world how talented and driven you are. You are officially the Fastest Women Alive. Keep motivating these young Queens #CoachJet— Carmelita Jeter (@CarmelitaJeter) June 5, 2021
Watch Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce post-race interview