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World Championships 2015: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce retains 100m title

2015-08-24 16:04:15

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce

Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce narrowly held off Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands to retain her 100m World Championships title.

Fraser-Pryce, 28, started strongly but was almost caught by Schippers on the line as she crossed in 10.76 seconds.

It was a sixth career gold at the world championships for Fraser-Pryce, who won the 100m and 200m double in 2013.

Schippers, a heptathlete bronze medallist two years ago, finished ahead of American Tori Bowie in third.

More to follow.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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