Fraser-Pryce ends second to Britain’s Asher-Smith in Brussels Diamond League

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica was beaten into second by Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain in the final Diamond League event of the season in Brussels, Belgium on Friday (Sept 6).

Fraser-Pryce clocked 10.95 seconds with Asher-Smith running close to her personal best of 10.85. Asher-Smith clocked 10.88 seconds for the victory, which elevated her into third in the 100 metres points standing.

Marie-Josee Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast won in the points standing with Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson finishing second.

Ta Lou, who finished Friday’s event third in 11.09 seconds, tallied 31 points from five events. Thompson, who did not participate on Friday, tallied 22 points from three events. Fraser-Pryce ended the 14-meet event with 16 points which landed her at the sixth position.