Sha'Carri Richardson Is a Favorite For the Olympic 100-Meter Sprint
Sha'Carri Richardson blasted through her 100-meter sprint final at the Olympic Trials, finished first, and ran straight to the stands to celebrate with family as she made her first Olympic team. Now officially America's fastest woman, Richardson has been opening eyes for some time (her performance at the USA Track and Field Golden Games in May had fans comparing her speed and flair to a superhero), and she's primed for a global breakout in Tokyo this summer. So what should you know about Team USA's newest Olympic track star? Keep reading for seven fun facts about the 21-year-old phenom before she dons red, white, and blue in Tokyo.
To learn more about all the Olympic hopefuls, visit TeamUSA.org. The Tokyo Olympics begin July 23 on NBC.