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Athletics: Jamaican Fraser-Pryce wins women's world indoor 60m

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Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce blasted to victory in the women's 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot on Sunday.

Fraser-Pryce, who emulated male teammate Usain Bolt by winning treble gold at last summer's Moscow outdoor worlds, timed 6.98 seconds, the seventh fastest time ever clocked over the distance.

Ivory Coast's Murielle Ahoure won silver in a season's best of 7.01sec, with American Tianna Bartoletta claiming bronze (7.06).

Fraser-Pryce's teammate Veronica Campbell-Brown, back on the track after a 10-month lay-off because of a botched doping case, finished fifth (7.13) behind Briton Asha Philip (7.11).

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