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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce announces the birth of her baby, Zyon

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM
The announcement of the birth of the baby was accompanied by this photo of the sprinting star and her husband, Jason Pryce, on Facebook.

Iconic Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has announced the birth of her son Zyon Pryce.

Fraser-Pryce, the multiple Olympic and World Championships gold medal winner made the disclosure on her Facebook page on Tuesday.

"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are powerful, I know that full well. Welcome Zyon D. Pryce, August 7, 2017! To God be the glory for the things he has done, #HisWill #Chapter30 #PoiseandPerseverance#PrycelessJourney," the post read.

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The announcement was accompanied by a photo of the sprinting star and her husband Jason Pryce.

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Fraser-Pryce burst on the international scene with a surprise gold medal run at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and has since won six Olympic medals and nine World Championships medals.

She has indicated that she intends to continue her career.