Mary Moraa and 'bestie' Sha'Carri Richardson dance to Kenyan gospel song [WATCH]

Mary Moraa and 'bestie' Sha'Carri Richardson dance to Kenyan gospel song [WATCH]

Abigael Wafula 09:33 - 25.05.2024

Mary Moraa is spreading Kenyan roots worldwide as she jammed to a Swahili gospel song alongside world 100m champion Sha'Carri Richardson, her new bestie.

Reigning world 800m champion Mary Moraa has shared a video of herself jamming to a Swahili gospel song alongside American sprint queen Sha’Carri Richardson.

Moraa is currently in the US for the Prefontaine Classic, the Diamond League Meeting in Eugene, Oregon, set for today evening.

The Commonwealth Games champion captioned the video: “Here we go again with my bestie…Sha’Carri Richardson much love.” She further added: “A dance before the real dance with Sha’Carri Richardson.”

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Here, you can watch the video of the reigning world champion Richardson, and African Games 400m champion Moraa as they showcase their epic dance moves.

Meanwhile, the duo is set for a stern test at Hayward Field where they both will be keen to impress the crowds with Richardson being in the hunt for her first win of the season.

Competing in front of the home crowd, she will have her work cut out as she aims to go up against double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah who will be opening her season.

Mary Moraa

Moraa has been unbeaten in the 800m and will be going up against track rival Keely Hodgkinson, who will race her first 800m event of the season following her personal best time clocked in a 400m race in Italy.

Other exciting matchups include the men’s 100m that has attracted Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala and Christian Coleman. The race has also attracted Jamaican wunderkind, Ackeem Blake.