Even world championship hat-trick not enough for sprinter

SHELLY-Ann Fraser-Pryce may have won her third straight world championship 100m crown in Beijing, but the Jamaican was still left annoyed by her performance.


The beauty salon owner with the green dreadlocks led from start to finish on Monday night to win in a time of 10.76sec, but admitted "I'm getting tired of 10.7sec".

"I just want to put a good race together and, hopefully, in the next race I get the time I'm working for. I definitely think a 10.6 is there. Hopefully, I will get it together.

But I am happy and proud to defend my world title and win three in a row."

While Fraser-Pryce (pictured) matched countryman Usain Bolt's effort in winning three gold at the last worlds in Moscow in 2013, she decided against trying to defend her 200m crown and has only the 4x100m relay to come.

Kenya enjoyed a golden night with Ezekiel Kemboi winning his fourth-straight 3000m steeplechase crown and Vivian Cheruiyot taking her second 10,000m title.

Topics:  athletics running sport

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