Sha’Carri Richardson Wins 100-meter Final To Qualify For 2024 Paris Olympics

The sprinter finished in first place with a time of 10.71.

Sha'Carri Richardson is headed to the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France.

The 24-year-old sprinter qualified for her first Olympic games after winning the 100-meter final on Saturday (June 22) at the Olympic trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

She finished in first place with a time of 10.71, the fastest time in the 100-meter event in the world in 2024.

After finishing first place, the 24-year-old sprinter advanced to the semifinals on Friday (June 21). She had finished with a time of 10.86 seconds to advance to Saturday’s final. "I definitely didn't have the start I've been training to have in this moment," Richardson told NBC during an interview after the race on Friday. "But I'm still not panicking. I'm staying patient and knowing no matter what's going on, to continue to run my race."

"That tells me I’m prepared,” the Texas native added. "I just need to put it all together.”

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