Sha’Carri Richardson is getting a second shot at glory — the U.S. track star will face-off against the Jamaican Olympics winners anew … this after missing her shot at the games.
SCR is confirmed to be one of 9 competing in next weekend’s Prefontaine Classic at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field — where she’ll run against Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson in the women’s 100-meter sprint.
The above-mentioned Jamaican sprinters all took home the top 3 medals in the titular event that Sha’Carri would’ve otherwise competed in … placing 1st, 2nd and 3rd among themselves. Sha’Carri beat ’em all out during the trials … and, now, has the opportunity to do it again.
Of the forthcoming moment to prove she woulda kicked butt in Tokyo, her rep says … "Sha’Carri is focused on running a good race since she last competed at the US Olympic Trials," adding … "She will be focused on executing her race to the best of her ability regardless of who is in the race."
Sha’Carri has her work cut out for her — Thompson-Herah actually beat her trial time of 10.64 seconds in the 100-m with an historic speed of 10.61 seconds during the actual games … second only behind Flo-Jo.