LAUSANNE – World 200m champion Noah Lyles believes Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce can break the world 100m record.
Speaking at the Lausanne press conference, the two-time American world 200m champion said: “I heard that she said she wanted to break the world record this year. I’m like, yeah, I can see that.
“Consistently dropping 10 seconds or 10.6 almost every race, and that’s very scary. Because any time you see someone run a time that’s almost the exact same time very consistently every race, that means they’re about to make a huge drop,” said Lyles.
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Fraser-Pryce personal best is 10.60, and the world record held by Florence Griffith Joyner (Flo-Jo) is 10.49.
The Wanda Diamond League continues with a whole host of world and European champions set to compete on the shores of Lake Geneva.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, and Elaine Thompson-Herah will face-off in the women’s 100m dash. Erriyon Knighton, Tobi Amusan, Noah Lyles and Mutaz Essa Barshim are among those who will be in action.
See the schedule below for the programme schedule: Lausanne Diamond League schedule (JA Time)
1:04 pm – Women’s 400m hurdles (Femke Bol, Rushelle Clayton, Andrenette Knight, Janieve Russell, Dalilah Muhammad)
1:10 pm – Men’s high jump
1:12 pm – Women’s 800m
1:22 pm – Men’s 110m hurdles (Rasheed Broadbell, Hansle Parchment, Grant Holloway, Trey Cunningham)
1:33 pm Men’s 1500m
1:40 pm – Women’s triple jump (Shanieka Ricketts, Kimberly Williams, Yukimar Rojas, Patricia Mamona)
1:43 pm – Women’s 3,000m
2:00 pm – Men’s Shot Put (Ryan Crouser, Joe Kovacs, Tom Walsh, Josh Awotunde)
2:06 pm – Men’s 3,000m SteepleChase
2:23 pm – Women’s 100m hurdles – (Britany Anderson, Tobi Amusan, Jasm0ne Camacho-Quinn, Kendra Harrison, Nia Ali)
2:31 pm – Women’s 400m (Candice McLeod, Stephenie-Ann McPherson, Marileidy Paulino, Sada Williams, Jodie Williams)
2:42 pm – Men’s 200m (Andrew Hudson, Noah Lyles, Erriyon Knighton, Michael Norman, Jereem Richards)
2:53 pm – Women’s 4x100m