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Athletics: Two-time Olympic gold medalist Fraser-Pryce added to Invitational

Known by some as the ‘greatest female sprinter ever’ Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of will join the lineup for Saturday’s (2 June) Cayman Invitational, held at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.

Fraser-Pryce, 31, is a two-time 100-meter Olympic gold medalist, and a 4-time IAAF individual World Champion. After taking the year off due to pregnancy, the sprinting legend returned to the track at this month’s Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA) All-Comers Meet placing first in heat one of the women’s 100-meters with a time of 11.52 seconds.

Fraser-Pryce joins fellow Jamaican’s Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter, Ristananna Tracey, Rasheed Dwyer and schoolboy Christopher Taylor along American LaShawn Merritt and 70-plus other international athletes as well as 20 local participants in the event slated for a 6:00pm start.

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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

From Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. It was in this role where he was able to merge his best attributes: sports knowledge and personality. While with the Ticats, Jordan provided live analysis and interviews while developing a digital portfolio of one-on-one interviews, episodic sports comedy and full length sports & news features. He has also worked with CBC Sports for Hockey Night in Canada, the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Special Olympics as well as roles with Cineflix and Cream Productions as an Assistant Director.

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