Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce scorches to second world 100m title

There was a first-ever African medal in the world sprints for Ivorian silver medallist Murielle Ahoure (10.93), while defending champion Carmelita Jeter of the United States took bronze (10.94).

updated: August 13, 2013 10:27 IST
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Moscow: Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce held nothing back in producing a stunning performance to snatch a second women's world 100m title on Monday.

The diminutive double Olympic gold medallist and 2009 world champion showed all her big-day experience by making up for a sluggish start with a dynamic drive section that saw her race clear of the field by 30 metres.

The 1.52m-tall (5"0') Jamaican, whose teammate Usain Bolt won the men's blue riband event on Sunday, then kept her solid running style through the finish line for an imposing victory in the season's fastest time of 10.71sec.

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