Richardson returns to the United States as quickly as possible

▲ The Texan did not attend the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and at the age of 23 won a gold medal in the main event.Photos by Agence France-Presse

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La Jornada newspaper
Tuesday, August 22, 2023, p. a12

Budapest. American Shacari Richardson confirmed herself as the new women's speed sensation when she became the 100m champion at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest. Stop the watch at 10 seconds and 65 hundredths.

Thus, with a world record time, she topped the podium, accompanied by Jamaican Shericka Jackson (10.72) and five-time veteran world champion Shelley-Anne Fraser-Pryce (10.77).

I'm back! I'm back!Richardson shouted on the track as the video scoreboards at the National Athletics Stadium officially announced his title and time.

This achievement was not easy; Rather, it meant taking the top spot from the Jamaicans who had dominated speed in athletics for so long.

The three medalists arrived as favorites and did not disappoint in a thrilling final, as Jackson lost her initial advantage and ended up succumbing to the closing Texas runner.

Richardson returned to major international competitions, after missing the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to his positive test result. Hemp And failing to qualify for the World Cup in Eugene last year.

At the age of 23, she won a gold medal in the women's track and field event, which the United States had not achieved since Tori Bowie's victory in London 2017, and she died last May.

The United States expects to double the title in the 100 meters, since Noah Lyles won the men's competition last Sunday (9.83).

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Another return to the podium was made by Cuba, which missed the medal table at last year's World Cup in Eugene, and yesterday won two medals in the men's triple jump: silver with Lazaro Martinez and bronze with Cristian Napoles.

On the other hand, Mexican Paula Moran did not qualify for the 400-meter final, as she finished sixth in her race. heat And 17 overall

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