Jamaica's youngster Alana Reid learns from the world's fastest woman Sha'Carri Richardson in training. She's definitely having a great role model in the American.
Reid, the reigning World Under-20 200m bronze medallist, made a shocking move in October to start training under the guidance of Richardson's coach Dennis Mitchell, at the Florida-based Star Athletics Track Club.
This move came with mixed feelings from Jamaican athletics fans, who feel their best talent should not be training in a rival country. Also, the switch came a few months after she ran the 100m National U20 record of 10.92s and .
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Richardson became the world's fastest woman this year after winning the 100m title at the World Championships in Budapest, where she ran an outstanding record of 10.65s to defeat the Jamaican duo of Shericka Jackson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.
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With Reid now having a role model Richardson during training, it's expected to spur the 18-year-old to greater heights as she learns from one of the world's best coaches and sprinters, in her bid to make the Jamaican Olympic team to Paris in 2024.