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     Jamaican sprinter finishes second in British Athletics Grand Prix Indoor Meeting

February 19, 2013
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Birmingham, England - Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the fourth fastest woman in history over 100 meters placed second British Athletics Grand Prix Indoor Meeting over the weekend.   "I'm really excited, I just thank God for bringing me here and giving me the strength to come and have a wonderful time. It was a great experience and I am glad it happened in Birmingham," said Fraser-Pryce.   Fraser-Pryce had never ran indoors over 60 meters in her career, however ran an impressive 7.09 seconds to finish second behind Ivory Coast's outstanding Murielle Ahoure.   "It was good, I enjoyed it, and I always said that I thought that indoors had a sort of heater inside, but it was the same temperature, but I enjoyed it, the track was really good," explained Fraser-Pryce.   The other Jamaican in the race, Sherri-Ann Brooks, who won the 2006 Commonwealth Games 100m, placed sixth with a time of 7.21 seconds behind American Carmelita Jeter who finished fourth with a time of 7.18 seconds.

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