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Jamaican sprinter Fraser-Pryce eyes 2024 Paris Games

Oct 27 (Reuters) – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says she is still “on top of the game” at 34 years old and in the wake of running the third quickest 100 meters ever in August the Jamaican runner is keeping her choices open in front of the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Fraser-Pryce, the Beijing and London 100m hero, won gold in the 4x100m transfer and silver in the 100m at the Tokyo Games, taking her assortment to eight Olympic decorations.

The authoritative best on the planet then, at that point, ran an individual best of 10.60 at a Diamond League meeting in Lausanne this season, the third-quickest time ever.

Fraser-Pryce had at first idea Paris would be far off however said her structure this year showed she had all the more left in the tank.

“Before I counted it (Paris 2024) out, however at that point after the season and simply the advancement, you sort of know there’s something else,” she told Sky Sports on Wednesday.

“You need to take it a year at a time because I’m anticipating guarding my (reality) title at 2022 in Oregon. After that season, you look again you’re actually feeling acceptable why not try it out.

“Paris 2024, I could consider it to be a thing. I certainly think 10.50 is conceivable.”

American Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the 100m world record of 10.49 set in Indianapolis in 1988.

Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah, who won gold in Tokyo, ran the second-quickest 100m in history when she timed 10.54 at the Eugene Diamond League meet in August.

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