After a few frustrating seasons of seeing her career literally hang in the balance, Sherone Simpson, as healthy as she has been in a long time, can think of few things better than reclaiming sprinting’s top spot.
“It felt good being number one,” Simpson told journalists via a conference call.
“I knew injuries would have set me back, but, guess what, I’m very determined and I’m ready to go back there.”
It would be fair to say that a lot was expected of the petite sprinter, who pushed herself to the pinnacle of world sprinting in 2006. That year, Simpson waltzed her way to the tape in a series of stellar runs, which saw her claim the Commonwealth 200m title, set a 100m personal best of 10.82 at the National Trials and record two memorable wins over then United States superwoman, Marion Jones. Read more >>
Source: Jamaica Gleaner