By Vijay, writer

World and Olympic Games 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has pulled out of Saturday’s Shanghai Diamond League.

Fraser-Pryce, who chases her third straight 100m title in Rio this summer, was down to contest the women’s 200m.

However, the organizers released a statement today (11 May) saying “top sprinter Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce unfortunately has to cancel her participation in the IAAF Diamond League Shanghai.”

According to the release, “she is not able to compete due to a small toe injury. She currently gets treatment and expects to be fit on a short notice.”

The pocket rocket sprinter also withdrew from last Saturday’s Jamaica Invitational held at the National Stadium in Kingston.

“Fraser-Pryce is disappointed that she can not compete in Shanghai, as she was looking forward to the meet,” the release concluded.


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