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- Date of birth
Olympic Games (4 medals: 2 gold, 2 silver)
- 100m: 1st (2008, 2012)
- 200m : 2nd (2012)
- 4x100m relay: 2nd (2012)
World Championships (9 medals: 7 gold, 2 silver)
- 100m: 1st (2009, 2013, 2015)
- 200m: 1st (2013)
- 4x100m relay: 1st (2009, 2013, 2015), 2nd (2007, 2011)
World Indoor Championships (1 medal: 1 gold)
- 60m : 1st (2014)
Third time's a charm
Two-time reigning Olympic champion in the women's 100m, Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will be going for an unprecedented triple in Rio.
Another gold medal would see the 29-year-old surpass American duo Wyomia Tyus (1964-1968) and Gail Devers (1992-1996), the only other women to manage successive titles in the most prestigious of sprint events.
Also a triple world champion in the 100m (2009, 2013, 2015), the diminutive Fraser-Pryce (1.52m) grew up in a deprived area of Kingston; it was a difficult childhood which shaped her character, and gave her an iron will to succeed. "You have a talent," she was told by her mother Maxine, "go and use it". Mission accomplished.
|1||Women's 100m, Round 1||10.96 Q|
|1||Women's 100m, Round 1, Heat 4||10.96 Q|
|1||Women's 100m, Semifinal||10.88 Q|
|1||Women's 100m, Semifinal, Semifinal 2||10.88 Q|
|3||Women's 100m, Final||10.86|
|Women's 4 x 100m Relay||41.36|
|2||Women's 4 x 100m Relay, Round 1||41.79 Q|
|1||Women's 4 x 100m Relay, Round 1, Heat 1||41.79 Q|
|2||Women's 4 x 100m Relay, Final||41.36|
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2