One of the classiest athletes of all times, has announced the end of her career. Sally Pearson has won two World outdoor titles in he career, in Daegu in 2011 and London in 2017. The 2012 Olympic title was also won by Sally Pearson. Sally Pearson has reached that point in her career when she knew the price was too much.
Sally Pearson possesses an amazing spirit and focus. Her win in 2017 world championships was one of my favorites, and the 2012 Olympics was just special!
Best wishes Sally Pearson, and thanks for shooting for the stars!
Pearson ends the career
GOLD COAST (AUS): Reigning world 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson has announced her retirement from athletics. “I have prided myself on always being on the start line ready to win. I no longer believe I can achieve this. It is therefore with much regret that I have come to the conclusion that it is time to retire from this phase of my life and move on to the next,” she said. Pearson won the world title in 2011 and 2017, the Olympic title in 2012, the world indoor title in the 60m hurdles in 2012 and remains the sixth fastest sprint hurdler of all-time with 12.26 from the 2011 World Championships. Her last race will remain so 11.50 in the 100 m on June 14 at Gold Coast and last hurdles race the IAAF World Challenge meet in Osaka in May with 12.70 second place. Her career top ten results average is 12.422 per Tilastopaja.