Sha’Carri Richardson

American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson made headlines after she won the women's 100-meter race last month, officially qualifying her for the Tokyo Olympics.

Richardson cleared 100 meters in 10.86 seconds, her fifth 100-meter race under 11 seconds this season. This sparked speculation that she had a shot at winning the first Gold Medal in the women's race since Gail Devers in 1996. She also won the hearts of fans after a video of her running into the crowd following the race and embracing her grandmother went viral.

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