It’s hardly a surprise, but for only the third time in history, two athletes from the same country have won international track and field’s top award, as Jamaican sprinting superstars Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were named male and female Athletes of the Year by the IAAF: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/latest/article.php?id=49308
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Photo: Usain Bolt, right, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce hold their “2013 Athlete of the Year Awards” in Monaco. They were awarded by the International Athletic Foundation (IAAF), during the 2013 World Athletics Gala Awards. - AP/Lionel Cironneau
BEST ATHLETES IN THE WORLD…
SHELLY ANN AND USAIN
Bolt x S. Carter
Last Out The Blocks - Bolt First To The Line
Usain Bolt was the last one out the block at today’s Zurich Diamond league but power through to win the 100 meter in 9.90 seconds.
The Jamaican sprint legend clowns arch rival Justin Gatlin as he cross the finish line.
blessed x three
Jamaica 37.36 anchored by Usain Bolt wins men’s 4x400m Final
Kemar Bailey Cole, Nesta Carter, Nickel Ashmeade and Usain Bolt
4x100 relay champions
MOSCOW, Russsia — Jamaica’s sprint king Usain Bolt greets a young admirer with the fist, a popular gesture in Jamaica, after he competed in the men’s 200m semi-final of the 14th IAAF World Championships inside the Luzhniki Stadium yesterday. (PHOTO: GARFIELD ROBINSON)
"it’s those jamaicans, mon!"