Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins her 4th women’s 100m World Championships gold

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins her 4th women's 100m World Championships gold

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stormed into history books as she won her fourth 100 metres gold on Sunday at the World Championships in Doha.

Shelly-Ann clocked a season-best time of 10.71 seconds to take the gold. Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith bagged the silver finishing in 10.83 seconds, followed by Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou who came in third in 10.90 seconds.

The Jamaican’s four titles now stand better a notch better than her compatriot Usain Bolt and Americans Carl Lewis and Maurice Greene. She also has a Olympic gold from the 2008 and 2012 editions.

The sprint powerhouse returned to track last year after giving birth to a son. As she crossed the finish line, Shelly-Annlet out a scream, wrapped herself in the Jamaican flag and held her son before taking a victory lap around the stadium.

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Meanwhile, Allyson Felix of the US broke Usain Bolt’s gold medal record tally of 11 World Championship gold medals. Felix now has 26 medals, includes six Olympic golds.

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Felix had failed to qualify for the individual 400m event in Doha, but took gold in the 4x400m mixed relay after the United States won the event with a world record timing of 3 minutes and 9.34 seconds.

Felix also had taken time off to have her child last year.

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