Meet Sha'Carri Richardson. She's currently the fastest woman in America, and on her way to the Tokyo Olympics this summer to win the gold for our country.
Over the weekend, the 21-year-old track star dominated in the 100-meter making her the newest member of the U.S. Olympic team.
REMEMBER THE NAME.Let us introduce you to the newest member of the U.S. Olympic Team: Sha'Carri Richardson.@usatf | #TrackFieldTrials21 x #TokyoOlympics
She's not only hardworking, but she wants the world to know it too.
Seconds to Success 📠⏳. “What’s my %@+#% name?!”
When asked if she had a message to share after the race, let's just say Sha'Carri kept it very real.
"I just want the world to know that I'm that girl," she told an NBC reporter. "Every time I step on the track I'm gonna try to do what it is that me, my coach, and my support team believe I can do."
"I just want the world to know that I'm THAT girl." 💥@itskerrii with this ENERGY.#TrackFieldTrials21 | #TokyoOlympics📺 NBCSN
She also has the support of the entire internet. Fans went crazy online after her incredible win.
Sha’Carri Richardson wins olympic trials in full lace, lashes, and nails on Juneteenth. a true National Treasure
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When I look at Sha'Carri Richardson all I see is Black joy unadulterated. This is what I want more of. Look at her. Goddess level joy.
Richardson qualified with an impressive 100-meter time of 10.86 seconds. It was .13 seconds faster than Javianne Oliver, who finished second.
After the race, the young athlete — who’s originally from Dallas — said that the year has been "crazy" for her, later revealing that her biological mother had passed away a week before the race. But, Sha'Carri added, “I’m still choosing to pursue my dreams, still coming out here, still here to make the family that I do have on this Earth proud.”
"I'm highly blessed and grateful... My family is my everything. My everything until the day I'm done."Sha'Carri Richardson with so many emotions after earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team.@usatf | #TrackFieldTrials21 x #TokyoOlympics