Double Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has pulled out of the fourth edition of the Kipkeino Classic set for tomorrow at the Moi International Sports Centre, due to a sudden injury.
The five-time world 100m champion left the country in the wee hours of the morning (Friday) and headed straight to Milan Italy for specialized treatment. The 36 year-old was accompanied by her coach Reynaldo Walcott and physiotherapist Keneil Brown.
Pryce was lined to compete against 2019 African Games 200m silver medallist, Hemida Basant from Egypt, the second fastest Belgium woman over the 100m distance, Rani Rosius, Olympian 4×100 m relay champion, Teahna Daniels from USA, World 4×100 m relay Champion, Twanisha Terry from States. Others are the New Zealand National U-19 100m and 200m record holder Zoe Hobbs and two Kenyans led by the 2019 National champion in 100m race, Monica Safania and Esther Mbagari.