Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce
By : Andrea Sosa
❖ Track and Field: Athletic events that take place on a running track and a nearby field; track
events and field events.
❖ Olympics:The Olympic Games the most important international event featuring summer and
winter sports. Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games are held every four years.
❖ World Championships:Is an international competition open to elite competitors from around
the world, representing their nations.
❖ Realy: Means one of the disciplines in track which is a team of 4 persons that run .
❖ Indoor: The track is shorter indoors. Indoors, the track is 200 metres — half its outdoor size.
❖ Birth : Having a baby.
Jamaican Track and Field Star
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, was born on December 27, 1986. She is a Jamaican track and field sprinter. Born
and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce ascended to prominence in 2008 when at 21 years old, the
relatively unknown athlete became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics. 4
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Shelley's Early Life
After graduating from Wolmer's High School for Girls in Kingston, she went on to become a
world-champion sprinter, specializing in the 100-meter run. Her first sprinting success was in the famous
Jamaican Schools Championships, winning the 100m aged 16. 6
In 2007, she was in the Jamaican World Championships relay squad, earning a silver medal by 7
running in the heats, but she did not make the team in the individual event until the following
Became the first Jamaican woman in history to win an Fraser took the 100m Jamaican title in June 2009, 9
Olympic gold medal in the 100 m sprint. winning with a world-leading time of 10.88 s.
200 m at a global championship, Fraser-Pryce set another
personal best of 22.09 to win the Olympic silver medal
behind Allyson Felix. She also ran the first leg for her team
in the 4 × 100 m relay, earning a second silver medal.
2013 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS(MOSCOW): Won three gold medals each in the 12
100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 m.
2014 INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
She won the indoor 60m title in a
time of 6.98, making her the 7th
fastest of all time at the distance.
Entering the World Championships as the favorite, she won the 100 m and 4x100 relay. 14
However, she had been 2016 RIO OLYMPICS
plagued by a toe injury,
which was hampering her
performances all season.
Fraser-Pryce finished third.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 17
Fraser-Pryce returned to competition in the 2019 World Championships, had a great comeback. Two years
after the birth of her son. At the 2019 World Championships, Fraser-Pryce became the oldest woman to
win a 100 meter World or Olympic title, winning in a time of 10.71 seconds. The victory marked her fourth
100m world title and eighth world title overall.
She has won the Jamaica Athletics
Golden Cleats Award for female
Athlete of the Year on four
occasions: 2009, 2012, 2013 and
Shelly ann Fraser is a great example and inspiration for young athletes, she is as well a athletic
worldwide role model and a example of a great woman and mom. Even though she gave birth and
the preparation was hard she won a world lead gold medal. 21
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