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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce out of Adidas Grand Prix

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, center, crosses the finish line to win the gold in the women’s 60m final during the Athletics Indoor World Championships in Sopot, Poland, Sunday, March 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)


Jamaican Olympic and World sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce withdrew from the 200m at Saturday’s Adidas Grand Prix Diamond League meet, citing injury.

“We’re sorry to report that Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, working to regain fitness after a minor injury this season, has withdrawn from the meet,” the meet said in a statement.

Fraser-Pryce, who swept the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at the 2013 World Championships, said she had a left leg problem last week. She finished in eighth place in consecutive Diamond League meets in Eugene, Ore., and Rome the last two weeks.

“Yes, I can confirm I will not be competing in The Adidas Meet,” was posted on Fraser-Pryce’s Facebook account Tuesday. “I don’t like disappointing fans but like you all agree, I cannot run them all when I’m not at my best.”

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