Jackson Nips Fraser-Pryce For Diamond League 100m Victory

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – The fastest woman alive over the 200m, Shericka Jackson, has secured victory in the highly anticipated women’s 100m at the Allianz Memorial van Damme/Wanda Diamond League meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

Jackson came from behind to out-dip her compatriot and long-standing rival, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, to give the five-time world champion her first defeat for the 2022 track and field season.

The 2022 NACAC 100m champion, Jackson, crossed the line in 10.73 seconds, while Fraser-Pryce recorded a time of 10.74 seconds. Marie- Josée Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast rounded out the top three in 10.78 seconds.

Meanwhile, the American sprint trio of Aleia Hobb (10.91), Sha’Carri Richardson (10.93) and Tamara Clark (11.01) finished fourth, fifth and sixth respectively.