Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce after running 11.33 at the Cayman Invitational, now ready for JN Racers Grand Prix on June 9, 2018

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce said she is still not back to her best since giving birth in 2017.

The 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games 100m champion, the Prefontaine Classic Press Conference, was asked: “Is there anything that you can’t do at this moment that you would like to do in training?

“Yes, there are a lot of things that I am still not able to get accurately, and that’s because I’ve not been racing competitively,” she said.

“I needed more competitive racing and races, especially at my national championships with Elaine, as well. For me, it’s trying to cement that first 30 and making sure the last 20 metres, I focus more on my technique,” she explained.

Fraser-Pryce finished second at the Jamaica Trials in 10.73secs, the same time as joint world leader Elaine Thompson.

Fraser-Pryce will face American Sha’Carri Richardson, who ran a new world junior record of 10.75, the second fastest time in the world this year.

Marie-Josee Ta Lou, who won last year’s Pre Classic, along with her Ivorian teammate Murielle Ahoure, the 2018 Diamond League champion, two-time Pre Classic winner English Gardner, US champion Aleia Hobbs, world indoor bronze medallist Mujinga Kambundji and Olympic finalist Michelle-Lee Ahye are also in the loaded field.

By Mark Titus

A Berlin based journalist who covers the European circuit.

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