Olympic standout Sha’Carri Richardson Not Going to Tokyo
July 2, 2021 1:27PM CDT
After dominating the 2020 Olympic Trials, sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson will not be representing the United States in the Tokyo Olympics. The 100m sprinter tested positive for cannabis and has been suspended for a month by US Anti-Doping Agency. Richardsons statement posted below.
Sha’Carri Richardson apologized Friday for testing positive for marijuana at the U.S Olympic trials last month, saying she used it as a coping mechanism after finding out her biological mother had died. pic.twitter.com/6N18jv2WrE
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