Fraser-Pryce equals world-leading time to win 100 in Paris
Three-time Olympic gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce equaled her world-leading time of the year in winning the 100 meters in 10.67 seconds at the Diamond League meet in Paris.She was unchallenged at Stade Charlety on Saturday as she matched her time at the Kip Keino Classic in Kenya last month. Perkovic was second with a throw of 68.19.Sweden hosts the next Diamond League meet in Stockholm on June 30.
She was unchallenged at Stade Charlety on Saturday as she matched her time at the Kip Keino Classic in Kenya last month. She also beat Jamaican countrywoman and two-time reigning Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah's meet record of 10.72, set last year.
Winfred Yavi of Bahrain triumphed in the women's 3,000 steeplechase in a world-leading and personal best time of 8:56.55.
Olympic bronze medallist Yaroslava Mahuchikh also set a world-leading mark for 2022 in the women's high jump at 2.01 meters as she led a 1-2-3 for Ukraine with Iryna Gerashchenko and Yuliya Levchenko.
Frenchman Benjamin Robert pleased the crowd with a late surge to overtake Australian Peter Bol and win the men's 800 in 1:43.75, while Ethiopian Selemon Barega cruised to victory in the men's 5,000 in 12:56.19.
Also, Olympic champion Valarie Allman won the women's discus with a meet record of 68.68 meters to beat the previous mark set by rival Sandra Perkovic of Croatia. Perkovic was second with a throw of 68.19.
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