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Video: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Becomes First Mum To Win 100m World Title

Jamaican runner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made history on Sunday as she won the 100 metre final at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, becoming the first mom ever to do so.

At 32, she also became the oldest woman to clinch this victory. She completed the sprint in exactly 10.71 seconds, within just 0.01 seconds of her lifetime best.

Fraser-Pryce was joined by her two-year-old son, Zyon, on the field just moments after her victory.

Fraser-Pryce went on a hiatus in 2017 to have her son, and her comeback at the IAAF World Championships in Doha has been nothing less than spectacular. She had an especially difficult pregnancy and early days of motherhood, as her son was born two months prematurely, and had to spend around a month in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Watch the spectacular 100m final at the World Championships in Doha below.

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