‘All I want to do is go home!’ ‘ Fraser-Pryce was enraged after losing in the 100m final against a rival.
SHELLY-ANN FRASER PRYCE looked devastated after losing in the 100m final against Jamaican teammate and opponent Elaine Thompson at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, who won gold in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games in the female 100m events, had to settle for silver in Tokyo after Elaine Thompson surged to victory and set a new Olympic record in the process. Ms Fraser Pryce revealed in her post-race interview that she would probably go home and cry if she lost.
“It’s crazy, but my feelings are still extremely raw right now,” Ms Fraser-Pryce added.
“I’m very sure I’m going to cry when I go home,” she says.
“As I have stated, I have been through this numerous times.
“I am just really thrilled about what I was able to do tonight,” she said, adding, “I do not know yet, we will see.” Despite Fraser-displeasure Pryce’s at finishing second, viewers took to Twitter to praise the Jamaican female sprinters who all finished in the top three.
“OH MY HEAVENS!” exclaimed one Twitter user. 10.61! Elaine Thompson Herah of Jamaica just beat FloJo’s Olympic record in the women’s 100m!
“JAMAICAN SWEEP!” exclaims the narrator. Silver to Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce! 10.74! Bronze for Shericka Jackson! 10.76! “With the silver medal, Fraser-Pryce breaks the tie with Bolt/Gatlin/Ottey for most medals won in a #Olympic 100m final,” another tweeted.
“Shelly is the only one with four.
“She’s also won medals in three decades.
A third tweeted: “Legendary Shelly Anne Fraser-Pryce only earned silver.” A fourth added: “I so wanted Shelley Ann Fraser-Pryce to win…..but it was not to be…..” Another added: “Protect Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at all costs Jamaica.”
“I don’t want to see a depressing tweet… Today we made history.”