Fraser-Pryce takes aim at Tokyo, begins with Muller Indoor win

By February 15, 2020
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins the Women's 60m during the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena, in Glasgow, Scotland. Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins the Women's 60m during the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena, in Glasgow, Scotland. AP Photo

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has taken her good form from last season when she won the women’s 100 metres at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics indoors, winning the Muller Indoor Grand Prix 60-metre in Glasgow on Saturday.

Fraser-Pryce was in good company when she won the event in 7.16 seconds ahead of Côte d'Ivoire’s Muriel Ahouré, who hit the line in 7.22.

Also lining up in Glasgow on Saturday was Jamaica’s Natasha Morrison, who after showing some potential, has gone through two very lean seasons.  

Morrison was well back in third, finishing in 7.30 seconds. The Jamaican hit the tape ahead of Great Britain’s Amy Hunt, 7.36.

Hunt’s countrymate Ama Pipi was fifth in 7.42 while Katarzyna Sokólska of Poland was sixth in 7.44.

Rounding out the eight were Slovenia’s Maja Mihalinec, 7.46, and the Netherland’s Naomi Sydney, 7.52.

Paul-Andre Walker

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