Sha’Carri Richardson Will Race At Prefontaine Classic Post Suspension

After Sha’Carri failed her drug test for the Olympics, it had been previously determined that she would have to sit this one out. But thanks be to God. She’s able to make a comeback to the track. Maybe not in the way she had anticipated, nonetheless, she’s back making strides. Literally.

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Sha’Carri Richardson

Originally, Richardson appeared regretful at her actions of using marijuana, even though she consumed it in Oregon, which is a legal state. However, the Tokyo Olympics does not allow participants to use it. Richardson won her semifinal heat at the trials in 10.64 seconds, and then won the overall competition in 10.86 seconds.

A plethora of prominent people spoke up in her defense. For instance, Nike, Gabrielle Union, Halle Berry, Cardi B.

Even President Biden called for anti-dopes rules to be reviewed.

After It’s All Said And Done

After it’s all said and done, she will compete in the 100 and 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic that takes place in Oregon in August.

“I’m looking forward to running fast and putting on a show, she told Diamond League.

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