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2012 Olypmic Gold Medalist, Shelly-Ann Fraser-pryce Will Sprint Into Niketown In NYC, September 18, 2012

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On Tuesday September 18, 2012, the fastest woman in the world, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will stop by Niketown located at 6 East 57th Street NYC, NY (Madison & 5th Ave.) to spend quality time with her fans.   From 6:00pm -8:00pm Shelly-Ann will meet with various media outlets and specially invited guests. The event is open to the public so that fans will be able to take pictures and talk one on one with Fraser-Pryce.




Born on December 27, 1986, in Kingston, Jamaica, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is a world-champion sprinter and Olympic gold medalist in the 100-meter. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, China, Fraser-Pryce won the gold medal in the women’s 100-meter race, with a time of 10.78 seconds. Fraser-Pryce is the first Jamaican woman in history to receive 100-meter gold.


In 2009, Fraser-Pryce won the 100-meter Jamaican title at the 2009 World Championships, held in Berlin, Germany, becoming the second female sprinter in history to simultaneously hold both Olympic and world 100-meter titles.


At the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, held in London, Fraser-Pryce won her second straight 100-meter Olympic gold medal with a time of 10.75 seconds, beating American track star Carmelita Jeter. The win made Fraser-Pryce the first woman to repeat 100-meter victories since American Gail Devers (in 1992 and 1996). She went on to win a silver medal in the 200, finishing behind American sprinter Allyson Felix.


 Among other accolades, Shelly-Ann is most proud of being appointed Jamaica’s first Goodwill Ambassador by UNICEF in January 2010.

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