'Don't underestimate me' - Sha'Carri Richardson warns

'Don't underestimate me' - Sha'Carri Richardson warns

Funmilayo Fameso 10:24 - 20.02.2024

Sha'Carri Richardson has given the greenlight on her Olympic season readiness amid record-breaking performances from top athletes.

World 100m champion Sha'Carri Richardson has finally given the green light on her readiness for the Olympic year after resurfacing online with a positive post on her social media platforms.

Richardson, who hasn't officially posted on her Instagram and X pages since December 13, 2023, put out an encouraging caption to announce her comeback.

World 100m champion Sha'Carri Richardson

"The countdown has begun," she wrote.

The American track star earned the bragging rights of the world's fastest woman at the World Championships in Budapest after winning the 100m title in a Championship Record of 10.65s.

Since then, Richardson's fame and influence have experienced a meteoric rise in all ramifications, making her the most marketable and socially engaged track and field athlete in the world.

Her performance in Budapest makes many now wonder if she can replicate the same or a better iconic 2024 season ahead of the Olympic Games in Paris, where she'll be targeting her first Olympic title ahead of her fierce rivals such as Shericka Jackson, Elaine Thompson-Herah, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

Concerning this, Richardson opted not to compete in the indoor season, thus delaying her 2024 debut to the anticipation of her fans and keeping her rivals salivating on her current shape.

It's also the same scenario for her Jamaican rivals, who haven't competed in any race this year, while other top athletes have been setting the athletics world ablaze with World Record-breaking and exceptional performances ahead of the World Indoor Championships in Glasgow.

However, Richardson's latest post can only imply that the countdown to her season's debut is sooner rather than later, and she's now in the best possible shape.