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Watch: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sets new 100m record, Becomes fastest female sprinter alive

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce smashes national record, Becomes 2nd fastest woman in history

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.

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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.

Jeter congratulated Fraser-Pryce on her performance via Twitter.

Watch Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce post-race interview