Richardson clocked a world-leading time of 10.65 to win the 100m at the World Championships but she has explained why it was not her perfect race of the season.
Winning the World Championships is always a dream come true for many athletes but it is a different case for World 100m champion Sha’Carri Richardson.
Richardson, 23, clocked a world-leading time of 10.65 to win the race but she admitted that it was not her perfect outing.
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The Americans will have to go back to training as soon as they can as they prepare for the Olympic trials.
The Jamaican duo of Shericka Jackson and Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce finished second and third respectively.
During an interview with the Prefontaine Classic race organisers, she noted that there is no such thing as 'perfect' and all her fans should watch her as she plans to execute a much better race going forward.
“No…there is never anything like a perfect run,” she said.
When asked about what she would work on to make sure she runs faster, she added: “You’ll watch and see.”
The American has had a glamorous season, bagging wins in the Diamond League Meetings and only losing the 100m twice.
She finished second at the Gyulai István Memorial, a Hungarian Athletics Grand Prix, and proceeded to finish fourth at the Prefontaine Classic, the final Diamond League Meeting.
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The Iten-based runner emerged the winner of the race after clocking 68.58 ahead of her twin sister Caroline Makandi Gitonga who clocked, 70.13 to cross the line second.
She opened her 100m season at the Miramar Invitational event where she won dominantly before proceeding to the Diamond League Meeting in Doha, Qatar where she also won.
Richardson then competed at the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix in the Heats but did not show up for the final. At the National Championships, she also made a statement after winning and firing warning shots at her Jamaican opponents.
She went for the World Championships and after that, she won the Diamond League Meeting in Xiamen before the Prefontaine Classic.