Fraser-Pryce Smashes Pan Am Games Record

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce lived up to her favorite billing by winning the women’s 200-metres final in a meeting record at the Pan American Games, in Lima Peru, today.

Fraser-Pryce won the event in 22.43-seconds.

She finished ahead of Silva Rosa Cristina of Brazil, and Tynia Gaither of the Bahamas.

Andre Ewers finished 8th in the men’s final.

Danniel Thomas-Todd threw a meet record of 19.55 metres to win the women’s shot put final.

Aisha Praught picked up the silver in the women’s 1500-metres final.



Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.


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