Reigning world champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has eulogized Veronica Campbell-Brown [VCB] who announced on Wednesday that she has officially hang up her spikes from the sport.
VCB, the only woman to win a medal in five consecutive Olympics announced her retirement on social media.
“As I take off my spikes never to put them on again, this girl from Clarks Town, Trelawny, walks away happy and contented with a race well run,” VCB said in her post.
In response, Fraser-Pryce thanked the track and field icon, who has helped pave the way for so many other Jamaican women.
“Thanks for leading the way @VCampbellBrown!!
“Carrying the torch and continuing the legacy for Jamaica,” the Pocket Rocket tweeted.