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Sha’Carri Richardson stats: What are the athlete’s top ten best runs?

Sha’Carri Richardson is an American track and fieldsprinter who competes in the 100 meters and 200 meters. Richardson rose to fame in 2019 as a freshman at Louisiana State University. She clocked 10.75 seconds to break the 100 m collegiate record at the NCAA Division I Championships. This winning time made her one of the ten fastest women in history at 19 years old. In April 2021, Richardson ran a new personal best of 10.72 seconds, becoming the sixth fastest woman of all time (at the time) and the fourth-fastest American woman in history. Although she missed out on the Tokyo Olympics yet she has been hailed as the rising star among the USA sprinters.

The Career Graph of Sha’Carri Richardson

Richardson started her track and field career at Louisiana State University. In 2018, Richardson enrolled at Louisiana State University and began competing for the LSU Lady Tigers track and field team. She was a finalist in the 60-meter dash at the 2019 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships. In the same year, Richardson completed the second-best female one-day double in history after Merlene Ottey. This resulted in the breaking of two world U20 records. However, four days later she forego her collegiate identity. After that, she became professional and signed up for Nike. She trains with former Olympic sprinter Dennis Mitchell and is sponsored by Nike.

After going professional, Richardshon’s professional career just skyrocketed. Richardson qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics with a 100-meter time of 10.86 s. The record was set at the United States Olympic trials. It was 0.13 seconds faster than Javianne Oliver, who finished second. During the dope test post the trials she tested positive for  THC metabolites. This indicated recent cannabis use which put her participation in the Olympics in doubt. After successfully completing a counselling program, she accepted a one-month suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that began on June 28, 2021. This dashed all her hopes for the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Richardson returned to the track at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic, placing ninth – last place – with a time of 11.14 seconds.

The 2022 season started with USATF Championships. However, despite solid early-season performances, Richardson missed out on the finals of the 100 m and 200 m at the 2022 USATF Championships. As a result, she did not compete at the home 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon. On April 8, 2023, she ran the fourth-fastest 100 m by a woman in all conditions. Sha’Carri clocked at 10.57 secs with a strong, illegal 4.1 m/s tailwind to win the women’s final at the Miramar Invitational. Richardson also joins an elite list of Americans Chase Ealey, Tyson Gay, Justin Gaitlin, Noah Lyles as she won Diamond League Gold medal as well. She won the 100 m sprint in the Doha edition of the Diamond League 2023. During the finals she clocked at 10.76 seconds to take the gold medal.

What are the top ten best runs of Sha’Carri Richardson?

Competition (Location)DateResultEventsPosition
USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships (USA)6 July 202310.71 secs100 m1
Miramar Invitational(USA)10 April 202110.72 secs100 m1
USATF Golden Games (USA)9 May 202110.74 secs100 m1
NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships (USA)8 June 201910.75 secs100 m1
Diamond League (Qatar)5 May 202310.76 secs100 m1
USATF Golden Games (USA)9 May 202110.77 secs100 m1
New York Grand Prix (USA)12 June 202210.85 secs100 m2
Star Athletics Sprint Showcase (USA)10 August 202022.00 secs200 m1
Kip Keino Classic (Kenya)13 May 202322.07 secs200 m1
Tom Jones Memorial Invitational (USA)16 April 202122.11 secs200 m1

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