Sha'Carri Richardson inspires Botswana youths ahead of Golden Grand Prix

Sha'Carri Richardson making her first apperance in Africa

Sha'Carri Richardson inspires Botswana youths ahead of Golden Grand Prix

Funmilayo Fameso 22:25 - 27.04.2023

The build-up to the Botswana Golden Grand Prix has the presence of Sha'Carri Richardson in a Meet and Greet.

US sprints sensation Sha'Carri Richardson is in Botswana ahead of the Grand Prix on April 29th, but first had a meet and greet with the youths hosted by FNB Botswana.

Richardson in Botswana

Richardson addressed the youths present and inspired them to be the very best versions of themselves within their capacity.

Richardson inspires Botswana youths at meet and greet
Sha'Carri Richardson

Richardson, a world-renowned sprinter, has the fastest 100m all-conditions time in the world this year of 10.57s, also standing as the third fastest in world history.

Her Personal Best (PB) of 10.72s is the seventh fastest ever by a female sprinter, while in the 200m, she has a PB of 22.00s.

Richardson has the third fastest all-conditions time in world history
Sha'Carri Richardson

It is Richardson's first time in Africa, and she will be racing in the 200m at the Grand Prix with some of the best sprinters in the event.

With the track being a fast one, the speedster will be gunning for a blistering time and perhaps break her PB for the crowd's delight.

Sha'Carri Richardson with some Botswana youths at the oorganised meet and greet

The Botswana Golden Grand Prix will feature some of the best world athletes such as Nigeria's Ese Brume headlining the women's long jump event, Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala in the men's 100m, multiple world medallist Andre De Grasse in the men's 200m, former Olympic Champion Kirani James in the men's 400m, and so much more.