Best Quotes of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is a Jamaican track and field sprinter who was born on December 27, 1986. Throughout her career, she has competed in the 100 and 200 meters. Her best performance during the game cemented her reputation as one of the greatest sprinters of all time, as well as her popularity on the international stage.

Her signature event was the 100 meter dash, where Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the Olympic gold medal twice and four times as world champion. At the same time, she became the 2013 world champion and an Olympic silver medalist in the 200 m.

Here are some of her inspiring quotes.

“I don’t pay any attention to records. I don’t want pressure. I just want to get to that line.”― Shelly

“I definitely believe our coaches are now leading more and learning more. They are hungry in terms of getting the athletes to improve. I believe it’s now more mental than anything else, and I’d like to assist in that area.”― Shelly

“My mum wouldn’t let me go outside. Coming back from school, the gang men sometimes would say things, but I would walk by, never answer, and my mum would go tell them leave me alone.”― Shelly

“As athletes, we sit and think, when international media or whoever make judgments or statements about Jamaica, ‘Why aren’t members of our federation coming out and speaking up for us?’”― Shelly

“I want to tell Jamaica, Happy 50th Anniversary.”― Shelly

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“I’m trying not to overwork the muscles because I’m thinking about accomplishing this great feat.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“My message always is: No matter where you are from, no matter what past you have, it is all about your future and your goals.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I just want to execute a good 200 m. and see what is the best I can do.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I don’t dwell on things. When I won the World Championships in Moscow, I came back – that was it.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I’m ready to run; it’s my job.”― Shelly

“A master’s is a lot more work than my first degree, but I’m an athlete who knows what she wants. I made up my mind, and I’m determined that this is what I’m going to do.”― Shelly

“When they announce who I am and what I’ve achieved, I still pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I never – in my dreams, doing track in high school, I didn’t imagine it would turn out like this.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I just trust in God, work hard, and focus on executing.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I’m getting tired of 10.7s. I just want to put a good race together, and hopefully in the next race, I get the time I’m working for. I definitely think a 10.6 is there. Hopefully I will get it together.”― Shelly-Pryce

“No matter what comes, I will always work hard and do my best.”― Shelly-Pryce

“The road to success has to have obstacles because, at the end of the day, when success comes, it will be that much better.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I’m a professional athlete – one who’s supposed to set examples – so whatever it is I put in my body, it’s up to me to take responsibility for it, and I have done that.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I live my life very clean and transparent – so I have nothing to hide.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“If anyone wants to ask a question or to suggest something, I’m always open.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I don’t think I could survive in cold places.”― Shelly-Pryce

“Being in Jamaica, I feel comfortable there.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ( Source: Pinterest)

“I enjoy running in Doha. The stadium is close and intimate, which makes you feel connected with the fans.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“The 200 m. is the event I want to get better at.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“There will always be a lot of pressure to cope with.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Sometimes, we didn’t have enough to eat. I’d go to school with no lunch money, and my school would have to provide it.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I like colours. I like to be bright and bold.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I let my times speak for myself.”― Shelly-Pryce

“It’s not about where you’re from: it’s about how to deliver.”― Shelly-Pryce

“It means a lot to defend my title.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I wanted green in my hair, so I did green. And I got my sunflowers to match. I’ve never done it before. Just said, ‘OK, I’m doing my hair green.’”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“It is so important that our federation stands by our athletes.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“There are still many things to work on – the start, the transition, the finish. I am not just going to sit around and wait.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I don’t know much about the history of track and field, but I know Gail Devers.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“My coach and I will have these arguments where I am in pain or something is wrong, and I won’t tell him because I feel like I need to train. We have a blow-up of arguments, and he says, ‘Shelly, you need to tell me when these things are happening.’”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“It’s hard to judge how you are feeling physically.”― Shelly-Pryce

“It’s Jamaican women and children who are my inspiration.”― Shelly-Pryce

“What has happened is just cases of athletes neglecting to correctly check the supplement they’ve had. It’s not like they are deliberately or intentionally cheating.”― Shelly-Pryce

“No matter where you come from, we all share the same struggles as human beings, and my beginning is no different.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Everybody talks about Bolt. Now they can talk about the ladies who are running some really wonderful times.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“The 200 m. is not my best event, and it’s something I am learning.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I remember running at school sports day, and I would win everything, but I wasn’t a super athlete or a superstar at high school.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I was just a normal athlete. My mother tried to spark something in me. She was an athlete in high school before she got pregnant with my older brother. She was 16, and that was it for her when it came to track and her education.”― Shelly-Pryce

“My ambition is to sit behind a desk and work.”― Shelly-Pryce

“It’s never the plan to be tentative.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I am looking forward to my next race. What comes, comes.”― Shelly-Pryce

“I grew up in poverty and my mother had to sacrifice a lot for us to eat and get an education – just imagine in a house where we were more than six children! But hard work and dedication is what it took for me to be here today.”― Shelly-Pryce

“As aspiring athletes, you should never give up on your dreams. Just believe in yourself, and everything will be possible.”― Shelly-Pryce

“Sometimes things are a blessing in disguise.”― Shelly-Pryce

“We are the ones out there competing, and yet we read articles and listen to people making accusations about Jamaica, and there’s nobody there to take a microphone, be a big person and say, ‘What you’re saying is wrong, and it’s a lie.’”― Shelly-Pryce

“I am one of those athletes who is very hard on myself.”― Shelly-Pryce

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