Fraser-Pryce is currently the first woman to run in less than 10.70 seconds seven times in one season
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took the women’s 100m crown in the recent Diamond League final that went down in Zurich, Switzerland. This was her fifth victory in an event that ended the season. The men’s race was won by Trayvon Bromell from America.
The Letzigrund Stadium was packed with approximately 25,000 fans who cheered on Fraser-Pryce as she avenged an uncommon defeat by compatriot Shericka Jackson last week in Brussels.
Fraser-Pryce delivered 10.65 seconds and was closely followed by Jackson who clocked 10.81 seconds. The second runners-up position was taken by Marie-Josse Ta Lou at 10.91 seconds. Fraser-Pryce is currently the first woman to run in less than 10.70 seconds seven times in one season. She revealed that she feels charged up due to her victory and she is looking forward to her next season.
Bromen won the men’s race with 9.94 seconds defeating Jamaican Yohan Blake who clocked 10.05 seconds. In third place was Aaron Brown from Canada.
Jackson compensated this loss by winning the 200m race in 21.80 seconds, thrashing Americans Gabrielle Thomas and Tamara Clark who clocked 22.38 seconds and 22.42 seconds respectively.