Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Pulls Out Of 200m #Doha2019
DOHA, QATAR - SEPTEMBER 29: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica celebrates winning the Women's 100 Metres final during day three of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF )

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce opened her season with a victory in the women’s 60m at Saturday’s (8 Feb) Milo Western Relays at GC Foster College in Spanish Town.

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The four-time world 100m champion ran comfortably to win the women’s 60m dash in 7.32 seconds.

Fraser-Pryce, a two-time Olympic Games 100m champion, beat Natasha Morrison of Sprintec, 7.41s.

Jodean Williams 7.54 and Sashalee Forbes, 7.55 were third and fourth respectively.

The men’s race, which had most eyes on Tajay Gayle, the Doha 2019 World long jump champion, went according to the script.

Asafa Powell, the fastest in the field at 6.44s, ran 6.73 to edge put Andrew Fisher, who was credited with the same time.

Oshane Bailey 6.84 and Julian Forte, 6.85, were third and fourth respectively. 

Gayle finished fifth in 6.87.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


  1. Asafa is looking strong, tajay Gayle is getting himself acclimated with racing on the big stage, so he will need a few more races under his belt, but it’s time for julian forte to stamp his class now, he very talented, and seem to be slipping away from the top tier of jamaican sprinting.


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