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Monday, August 12, 2013

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica wins women’s 100 at worlds

MOSCOW — Two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won her second 100-meter title at the world championships Monday with an overpowering run. The Jamaican was well ahead of the field and finished in 10.71 seconds to improve on her world-leading time. She was 0.22 seconds ahead of silver medalist Muriel Ahoure of the Ivory Coast.

Defending champion Carmelita Jeter of the United States took the bronze in 10.94 seconds. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.