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Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am Games 200 metre record

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Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am Games 200 metre record

Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am Games 200 metre record

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clocks 22.43 seconds to win gold in the 200 metre women's final and break a 40-year old Pan Am Games record

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Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am Games 200 metre record

SHOWS: LIMA, PERU (AUGUST 9, 2019) (PANAM SPORTS - SEE RESTRICTIONS) WOMEN'S 200-METRE FINAL 1.

SHELLY-ANN FRASER-PRYCE (JAMAICA) WINNING GOLD MEDAL IN NEW PAN-AM GAMES RECORD TIME OF 22.43 SECONDS 2.

FRASER-PRYCE HUGGING A FELLOW COMPETITOR MEN'S 200-METRE FINAL 3.

ALEX MARTINEZ (ECUADOR) WINNING GOLD MEDAL WITH TIME OF 20.27 SECONDS 4.

MARTINEZ CELEBRATING WIN STORY: Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce broke the 40-year-old Pan Am Games 200 metres record when the two-time Olympic 100 metres champion clocked 22.43 seconds to win gold in Lima,Pperu on Friday (August 9).

The 32-year-old clipped two-hundredths of a second off American Evelyn Ashford's Games record of 22.45 set in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1979.

Fraser-Pryce, who won Olympic gold in 2008 and 2012, beat Brazil's Vitoria Cristina Rose by almost two-tenths of a second with Bahamian Tynia Gaither third in 22.76.

Meanwhile, South American record holder Alex Quinonez of Ecuador won the men's 200 in 20.27 for an easy victory over Jereem Richards of Trinidad & Tobago (20.38) and Yancarlos Martinez of the Dominican Republic (20.44).

(Production: David Grip)




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