Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran the fastest time of 2022 as she won the women's 100m in Chorzow in 10.66sec ©Getty Images

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce confirmed her position as queen of the current women’s 100 metres scene as she set a 2022 world best of 10.66sec at Chorzow as Poland hosted its first Diamond League meeting.

The 35-year-old from Kingston, who won a fifth consecutive world 100m title in Eugene last month, has been training in Birmingham, where her coach has been looking after many of Jamaica’s competing athletes, and she was clearly preparing herself for something speedy in Silesia.

She is one of only five athletes to have bettered today’s time - in a race that didn’t score for Diamond League purposes - having run 10.60 in Lausanne last year.

Meanwhile her team-mate Shericka Jackson, the former 400m runner and Tokyo 2020 100m bronze medallist, earned victory over 200m - the distance at which she became world champion last month - in a super-fast 21.84 ahead of double Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo.

The Bahamian, who won the Commonwealth 200m title at Gold Coast 2018, was second in 22.35 in one of a number of events that did not carry Diamond League points on this occasion.

Femke Bol, who added world silver to Tokyo 2020 bronze in the 400m hurdles last month, showed her versatility over the 400m flat as she won in 49.75, a Dutch and meeting record.

Home runner Natalia Kaczmarek was second in a personal best of 49.86.

Three other "free-standing" events also created drama for the fans at the Stadion Slaski.

Having won the men’s pole vault competition with a first-time effort of 5.83m, world and Olympic champion Mondo Duplantis pushed on to set a meeting record of 6.10m at the third attempt.

Norway’s Sondre Guttormsen was second on countback from Ernest Obiena of the Philippines after both had cleared 5.73m.

Poland’s Pawel Fajdek, who last month secured a fifth successive world men’s hammer throw title, lived up to local expectations as he won with a Diamond League record of 81.27m, with compatriot Wojciech Nowicki second on 79.19m.

With home thrower Anita Wlodarczyk, the Olympic champion, out injured for the season after apprehending a would-be thief of her car, the top of the podium in the women’s hammer went to world champion Brooke Andersen of the United States, who had a best of 75.76m.

In another non-Diamond League event, Kenya’s Olympic and world men’s 800m champion won in 1min 45.72sec from compatriot Ferguson Rotich, who clocked 1:45.76, and home runner Tony Van Diepen, third in 1:45.80.

Olympic 100m hurdles Jasmine Camacho-Quinn set a meeting record of 12.51sec in qualifying for the final, where she bettered it with a time of 12.34 ahead of the former world record holder and world and Olympic silver medallist Keni Harrison of the United States, who clocked 12.37.

Brazil’s world 400m hurdles champion Alison dos Santos won in a meeting record of 47.80sec from Khallifah Rosser of the United States, who recorded 48.30.

Another meeting record was set by Greece’s Olympic long jump champion Miltiadis Tentoglou with 8.13m.

Portugal’s Olympic and world men’s triple jump champion Pedro Pablo Pichardo suffered a rare defeat as Cuba’s Andy Diaz produced a best of 17.53m, with Pichardo managing 17.29m for second place.

Chase Ealey of the United States, the world women’s shot put champion, set a meeting record of 20.38m, with Jessica Schilder of The Netherlands setting a national record of 19.84m in second place.

Uzbekistan’s Safina Sadullayeva secured victory on countback in the women’s high jump over Ukraine’s world indoor champion and world bronze medallist Yaroslava Mahuchikh after both had cleared 1.92m.

Tom Walsh, who retained his Commonwealth men’s shot put title in Birmingham yesterday, led with 21.70m before the 2019 world champion Joe Kovacs of the United States won with a final effort of 21.79m.

In the men’s 400m, world champion Michael Norman of the United States won in 44.11, from Grenada’s London 2012 champion Kirani James in 44.55.

Trayvon Bromell finished ahead of his United States compatriot Marvin Bracy as he won the men’s 100m in 9.95, with Bracy - who took silver to his bronze at last month’s World Athletics Championships - clocking 10.00, the same time given to third-placed Ackeem Blake of Jamaica.

Sifan Hassan, the Olympic 5,000 and 10,000m champion from The Netherlands, won over 3,000m in 8:39.27 from Ethiopia’s Ejgayehu Taye, who clocked 8:40.14.

Diribe Welteji of Ethiopia earned victory in the women’s 1500m in a meeting record of 3:56.91 ahead of her compatriot Gudaf Tsegay, the world 5,000m champion, who clocked 3:58.18.

Japan’s world bronze medallist Haruka Kitaguchi won the women’s javelin with a season’s best of 65.10m from the 41-year-old double Olympic and triple world gold medallist Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic, who threw 62.29m.