Dream run continues after US speedster's emotional win

Sports | AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE 21 Jun 2021

An emotional Sha'Carri Richardson surged to 100 meters victory at the US Olympic track and field trials in Oregon, punching her ticket to Tokyo in 10.86 seconds.

The 21-year-old Texan streaked over the line at Hayward Field and moments later revealed that her win came after a week in which she learned of the death of her biological mother.

A jubilant Richardson leaped into the stands to share an embrace with her grandmother and other family members following her victory.

"This year has been crazy for me," said Richardson, adding that she was proud to be racing after learning about the death of her biological mother. "Still choosing to pursue my dreams."



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