Shelly-Ann joins Sherone in NYC 200m clash
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce <br />
Jamaican duo to take on Jeter and Felix

NEW YORK, United States (AP) – Olympic 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica will take on American star Allyson Felix in the 200 at next month's Adidas Grand Prix.

Also entering the June 11 race is Carmelita Jeter of the US, who was ranked No 1 in the world last year in the 100. Felix and Olympic 100 silver medalist Sherone Simpson of Jamaica had already been announced for the event.

Felix is a three-time world champion in the 200. Fraser-Pryce is the reigning Olympic and world champion in the 100.

The meet is on New York's Randall's Island.

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