Top 95 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Quotes

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was born on December 27, 1986, who is a Jamaican track and field sprinter. She has competed in the 100 meters and 200 meters during her career. During the game, her best performance made him one of the greatest sprinters of all time, and did her popular athletics on the international scene. 

A signature event had held in the 100 m, where she won the Olympic gold medal twice and the world champion four times. At the same time, she became an Olympic silver medalist in the 200 m and the 2013 world champion. Now, use the top 95 quotes by Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce that are listed below.

“Because I knew how hard I worked, I knew the pain, I knew the sacrifice, I knew the tears, I knew everything. Despite everything, I stuck to it. I toughed it out, and I kept my head in the game, even when the odds were against me.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce about view
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce about view

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

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

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

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

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“I always have a new haircut.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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

“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-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“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-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“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-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I want to tell Jamaica, Happy 50th Anniversary.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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

“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-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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

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

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“We need our children in Jamaica – especially those suffering with dyslexia, autism, cerebral palsy – to get more attention.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“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-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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

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

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

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

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

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce with her precious award
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce with her precious award

“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

“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-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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

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“Just do your schoolwork, focus on a sport if you’re good at it, do what I did.”― 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-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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

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

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

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“As athletes, our job is to train and compete.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“We are doing very well for our country internationally, but when we are in Jamaica, our athletes are not being looked after. We are selling our country and marketing our country to the world and not being paid for it.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Usain is Usain, and he always has the spotlight because of what he has accomplished, so we can never take that away from him.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I didn’t execute to a tee. But my coach always told me if I went out there and did my own thing, it’s OK as long as I win.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“When you have good runners, you always run fast. That’s the motivation for me. But I have room to improve in my technique and in the start.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Women’s sprinting is something the sport should appreciate more.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I’m glad women’s sprinting is taking the course it is.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Getting three gold medals is something I’ll really cherish.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“It takes a lot of hard work to stay committed and focus on what I wanted to achieve.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Hard work is something that comes without saying for us to achieve the things we want.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on field
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on field

“I’m getting to be an expert in finding hairdressers in foreign cities.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I guess I’ve been to the hairdressers in more than 10 different countries.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I love chocolate!”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I am surrounded by great people.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I like it when I’m chirpy and happy, so I decided to do my hair green. I got my sunflowers too – I was like a living, walking garden.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I didn’t know I was the first woman to have won three world titles, but hey, that’s awesome!”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“When I came here in 2008, nobody knew who I was. I didn’t know who I was. I was just enjoying the moment and I won. So, now, coming back being the person I am with all the accomplishments, it kind of puts things in perspective.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“There is always the excitement of running races.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Thinking about what Jamaicans want is a bit pressuring. So I try not to think about what Jamaicans want until I get the job done.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I want to do new things, and I want to do more 200s than 100s.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“My second 30 is actually very good, where my turnovers are very quick. I just want to put a complete race together, once I get out of my drive phase, I want to hit my next 30 very hard.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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“I was just really excited to win the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m in Moscow and then, to top that off, to win the Diamond Race in the 100m and 200m.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“For me, I’ve not really focused on a world record. I’m just trying to put a complete race together, and when I do that, then fast times will come.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“When I came here at UTech, everybody was saying I was too short, and I shouldn’t think about running fast; it’s going to take me a while to run fast.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I had a really bad running posture: like, I ran, literally, dropping on my face.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“The plan is to always start properly and execute a good race.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“My confidence is not in man, it’s in God, and so I look forward to the semi-finals with that in mind, absent of fear.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“It all comes down to who wants it most.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Some things as an athlete are very important for us. Representing our country for us is important.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“If you represent our country, it should represent us. It’s supposed to be a two-way thing, but we live and we learn, and it’s getting better.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Education is paramount in light of so many things that are out there.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“We are making strides in educating our athletes.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“For me, I try not to think about it too much, because you find that if you think about it too much, then you start to panic at every little thing that goes on in training.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“For training, you know what works and what doesn’t work. And you know where you fall short and you need to pick up, so I’m not worried about the age factor.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“The only thing I advocate for is for equality for female athletes because we train just as hard, and we’re always having a lot of head-to-head clashes, always competing against each other.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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“I have been tested a lot by Jadco and different parties wherever I go, so there is nothing to hide.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I’ve said many times that I’m not one of those people who check statistics, follows history, and says, ‘If I do this, what will happen.’”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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“I just line up, and I compete.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I think I get going because I try not to put added pressure on myself because a lot of times, you can be very good at what you do, but when you get ready, you have to be prepared to get it going.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“A lot of people do run well at 60m but can’t transfer it to the 100m because there’s still 40m to go, and anything can happen in that last section.”― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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