Sha’Carri Richardson was quick and fashion-forward within the NYC Grand Prix monitor meet on Sunday. (Watch the video beneath.)
The U.S. sprinter, who was left off the Olympic staff final summer time after testing optimistic for marijuana use, blazed down the house straight at Icahn Stadium to win the 200 meters in fishnets.
She received with a time of twenty-two.38 seconds, after ending second within the 100 meters earlier within the day with a time of 10.85 seconds. Richardson celebrated her victory and scorching type in a Nike monitor swimsuit with fishnets casing her legs and arms.
“I actually simply needed individuals to know which you can be your self,” she informed NBC when requested concerning the look. “Which means you wanna be attractive, you wanna be cute, you wanna categorical your self in ways in which no one has earlier than? Don’t let that cease you.”
Richardson’s daring alternative delivered to thoughts the late Florence Griffith Joyner, the 1988 Olympic 100 and 200 gold medalist who nonetheless holds the world data in these occasions. FloJo additionally trailblazed in what she wore. She is remembered by many for a one-legged outfit that Serena Williams emulated on the 2021 Australian Open.
Richardson is anticipated to compete on the USATF Out of doors Championships starting June 23 in Eugene, Oregon.