World champion Sha'Carri Richardson is among the movers and shakers in sports after making the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Class of 2024 sports list
Sha'Carri Richardson's influence and honours off track keep increasing as she has been listed in the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Class of 2024 sports list.
She made the prestigious list as a reward for her outstanding 2023 athletics season, in which she had a breakout year by becoming the 100m and 4x100m champion and won the 200m bronze medal at the World Championships in Budapest.
The 23-year-old American also dominated the 100m event this year, clocking an incredible twelve sub-11s finishes - the most by a female sprinter.
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According to reports, Sha'Carri Richardson is said to have signed a multi-million dollar endorsement deal with Nike, which will last until the year 2028.
For her impeccable performances on the track, she has received several honours highlighted by the Dallas Independent School District board voting to name the track at the Jesse Owens Athletic Complex’s John Kincaide Stadium after Richardson and declaring November 10 as the Sha'Carri Richardson Day in Texas.
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Sha'Carri Richardson received double honours in Dallas, in a ceremony to celebrate the world's fastest woman.
Also, she was shortlisted among the 11 moninees for the 2023 World Athletics Female Athlete of the Year Award and named the US Female Track Athlete of the Year.
The annual Forbes list recognises 600 leaders from North America within 20 different industries, with Richardson listed among the top 30 movers and shakers in sport.
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She joins other sports stars such as swimmer Kate Douglass, two-time Olympic water polo gold medallist Maddie Musselman, and tennis player Jessica Pegula.