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Just when we think the women's 100 meters can't get any better, the GOAT goes out and runs a personal best in Lausanne.

We need to give Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Shericka Jackson some sort of nickname because they feel like a rock band in the midst of a world tour, cranking out hit after hit. Tokyo. Eugene. Lausanne. Unforgettable performances, all culminating in Jamaican 1-2-3 sweeps. And they're playing Paris tomorrow!

After Thompson-Herah played the starring role with her 10.61 Olympic gold in Tokyo and her 10.54 win in Eugene, Fraser-Pryce turned the tables in Lausanne, using her incomparable start to blast away and run 10.60 (#3 all-time) as Thompson-Herah had to settle for second in 10.64 -- the first time two women had broken 10.70 in the same race.

This is legendary stuff. Fraser-Pryce is the greatest women's 100m runner ever, but until Lausanne, Thompson-Herah had been closing the gap this year. Incredibly, they have now combined to produce five of the nine fastest times in history this year. Both are having one of the greatest seasons ever by a 100m runner...at the same time.

Yes, there are other compelling storylines in the sport right now. Jakob Ingebrigtsen. Yulimar Rojas. The utter dominance of Ryan Crouser. Everything going on in the 400 hurdles.

But nothing is more exciting right now than the women's 100, and Fraser-Pryce's win over Thompson-Herah just upped the ante. The next installment comes on Saturday in Paris. We can't wait.
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