Jamaica and world sprint queen Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce blasted to a world-leading and personal best of 6.98 seconds to win the women’s World Indoor Championships 60m gold medal in Sopot, Poland on Sunday.
Fraser-Pryce, two-time Olympic Games 100m gold medallist, rocketed from the blocks and kept going on her way to breaking the 7.00 seconds barrier for the very first time in her first ever World Indoor Championships.
On her way to the gold medal, Fraser-Pryce defeated Murielle Ahoure from the Ivory Coast, who came in as the favourite and fastest in the world prior to the final.
Ahoure ran a seasonal best of 7.01secs, with American Tianna Bartoletta taking the bronze medal in 7.06secs, also in a season’s best. Veronica Campbell-Brown 7.13 was fifth.
Errol Noland, Alodin Fothergill, Akheem Gauntlett and Edino Steele take Jamaica to a national record 3:03.69 for 3rd in the men's 4×4 final behind USA 3:02.13 and Great Britain & N.I. 3:03.49
Jamaica won silver medal in the women's 4×4 in a National Record 3:26.54 behind USA 3:24.83