Fraser Pryce will be one of the athletes that will represent Jamaica in Kenya in this week’s season opener
Jamaica’s Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce is the winner of this year’s Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award. ‘Mommy Rocket’ is a five-time world 100m champion.
This win means the sprint superstar is only the second Jamaican woman to secure this award. The Caribbean country gets to retain the award after Elaine Thompson-Herah won it in 2022. The double sprint Olympic champion was rewarded for a dorminant 2022 season.
Fraser-Pryce was named as the winner of the award in a ceremony that was held in Paris, France.
Fraser-Pryce received this award after winning her fifth Diamond League title. She was also recognized for recording a time of 10.67 seconds in a championship win in the 2022 season. Mommy Rocket also secured a seven sub 10.7 second times last year.
Fraser Pryce will be one of the athletes that will represent Jamaica in Kenya in this week’s season opener. This tournament will happen the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi, Kenya.