Fraser-Pryce seals fifth 100m crown as Jamaica sweep podium  … Freak harm forces Parchment out of 110m hurdlers  

The excellent Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce led a historic Jamaican sweep of the rostrum locations within the girls’s 100m closing on the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 on Sunday evening.

 It was a record-extending fifth 100m World Championships title for the little dynamo, following her maiden success in 2009, adopted by successes in 2013, 2015, and 2019.

She established a Championship File of 10.67 seconds (0.8mps) to win the occasion forward of Shericka Jackson, who simply didn’t peg again the victor in a private greatest 10.73, with the double-double Olympic Video games aim medallist Elaine Thompson-Herah clocking 10.81 for third.

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Fraser-Pryce seals 5th 100m crown as Jamaica sweep podium

It was additionally the primary clear sweep of the ladies’s 100m closing on the World Championships, although Jamaica had completed first, second,  second and first, second and third eventually yr’s Olympic Video games.

With lower than half an hour previous to the clear sweep, there was disappointment as Olympic Video games 110m hurdles gold medallist Hansle Parchment, the only real Jamaica who had made it to the ultimate after the semi-finals have been run, suffered a freak accident when he hit a hurdle throughout warm-up and appeared to harm his hamstring. Stories have prompt that there isn’t a structural injury however he’s anticipated to endure one other delicate medical examination inside 48 hours.

The race was received by the favourite, American Grant Holloway in 13.03 seconds (1.2mps) forward of compatriot Trey Cunningham (13.08) and Spain’s Asier Martinez adopted in 13.07 seconds.

“I can’t even think about the quantity of instances I’ve had setbacks and I’ve bounced again and right here once more,” Fraser-Pryce advised the Jamaican media in Eugene.

“I proceed to remind myself that typically It’s not since you don’t have the flexibility, however it’s the precise time. Right now was the precise time.”

Fraser-Pryce, who has had an excellent season up to now, constantly producing high-quality performances, added: “I really feel blessed to have this expertise and to proceed to do it at 35, having a child, nonetheless going, and hopefully inspiring girls that they’ll make their very own journey.”

Nice Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith completed fourth in 10.83, adopted by Mujinga Kambundji of Switzerland in 10.91, because the US’s Aleia Hobbs got here subsequent in 10.92. Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee T Lou was subsequent in 10.93, adopted by Melissa Jefferson of the US rounding out the sphere in 11.03 seconds.

“I’m simply grateful, Final yr once I switched to the 100m I used to be scared, however I took my time and right here I’m immediately,” mentioned Jackson.

Thompson-Herah was glad to have lastly received a person medal at these Championships.

“I’m glad to get my first 100m medal and be on the rostrum for the primary time,” she mentioned. ”I’ve been working actually onerous, regardless that I had some struggles throughout the season.”

Earlier within the day Christopher Daley and Nathon Allen superior to the lads’s semi-finals, whereas all three girls superior within the girls class – Stephenie-Ann McPherson, Cheroyaa Younger and Candice McLeod.

Jaheel Hyde was the only real Jamaican man to advance to the ultimate of the 400m hurdles after ending second in his semi-final warmth. In the meantime, Fredrick Dacres and Traves Smikle made progress to the ultimate of the discus throw.

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