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Jamaica’s Fraser-Pryce Finishes Third at Monaco Diamond League

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - July 19, 2013

Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Four-time Olympic medalist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished third in the women’s 200M at the Monaco Diamond League on Friday.

She won the silver in the 200M in London last summer.

Fraser-Pryce had come into the match with a strong record in the 200M so far this year, highlighted by a first-place finish in Doha in May.

Her time of 22.28 was just behind the United States’ Tiffany Townsend, who finished with a personal-best 22.26.

Her season best came in Kingston last month, when she finished in 22.13.

Cote d’Ivoire’s Murielle Ahoure finished first.

Fraser-Pryce still holds the lead in the women’s 200M in this year’s Diamond League season, and is ranked first overall.

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