American track and field athlete Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

The relatively popular athlete became the first Caribe woman to win a gold medal at 100m content.


Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, OD (Born on December 27, 1986) is a Jamaican athlete. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce became famous in the 2008 Summer Olympics when he was 21 years old.

In the 100 m content at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she successfully defended her title, becoming the third woman to win two consecutive 100 m gold medals at the Olympics. After winning a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, she became the first woman in history to win a 100-year content medal at three consecutive Olympic Games.

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Fraser-Pryce has won a 100 m content gold medal in the 2009 IAAF World Championship, becoming the second female sprinter to hold both the world title and the 100 Olympic Games at the same time (after Gail Devers). After winning the world title in 2015 for 100 m content, she was the only female to be awarded a gold medal in the world content 100m three times (2009, 2013, 2015). She is also the only female athlete to top both the world championships and the Olympic Games in non-consecutive times when she won the 2008 and 2009 Olympic Games titles and then the Olympics title. In the 2013 and 2013 Olympics. In the 2013 IAAF World Championship, she became the first female sprinter to win a gold medal in 100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 m in a single world championship. Fraser-Pryce was the first woman to own the IAAF’s world title in content 60 m, 100 m, 200 m, and 4 × 100 m relay and was the only woman ever to hold it all at the same time.

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Nicknamed the “Pocket Rocket” for her petite figure (she was only 1.52 m tall) and began to explode, she was ranked fourth in the list of 25 best-performing female athletes in content. The 100m female sprinter with the best individual was 10.70 seconds set in Kingston, Jamaica in 2012. Her achievements and consistency have made Olympian and sports commentator Michael Johnson call her “The greatest female sprinter of all time”. After her victory of 100 m content at the 2015 World Championship, the IAAF also called her “the greatest female sprinter in history”.