Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, OD (née Fraser, born 27 December 1986) is a Jamaican track and fieldsprinter. Born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce ascended to prominence in 2008 when at 21 years old, the relatively unknown athlete became the first Caribbean woman to win 100 m gold at the Olympics. In 2012, she successfully defended her title, becoming the third woman to win two consecutive 100 m gold medals at the Olympics. Fraser-Pryce took a break from athletics in 2017 to have her first child. At the 2019 World Championships, at the age of 32, she became the oldest woman and second mother in history to win 100 m gold at a global championship.