WATCH: Male Fan Dresses Up as Sha’Carri Richardson in Hilarious Halloween Costume

Published 10/28/2021, 9:30 AM EDT


Ever since her ban from Tokyo Olympics 2020, Sha’Carri Richardson has had a rough time. Returning to race in the Nike Prefontaine Classic competition, Richardson finished last and the internet trolled her antics after the race. Although she spoke about preparing for Paris Olympics 2024, her confidence should be admired.

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Taking things on a lighter note, Halloween is approaching on October 31st as many people are dressing up in their favorite costumes. One such fan is planning to dress up like Richardson.

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A fan dresses up like Sha’Carri Richardson

Dressing up on Halloween is a customary thing to do for many people in the world. Sometimes people dress up like ghosts or their favorite characters. Thus, a fan went to the extent of dressing up like Sha’Carri Richardson and he pulled it off well. The walk, the charisma, and her hairstyle were accurate as he pulled her character off and shared the video on Twitter.

Sha’Carri has been under many people’s radar as having a bold personality. Her post-race interview in Oregon created problems for her as she faced a lot of backlash from fans and other athletes. However, she continues to believe in herself and her undoubted potential.

EUGENE, OREGON – JUNE 19: Sha’Carri Richardson reacts after competing in the Women’s 100 Meter Semi-finals on day 2 of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 19, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

After all, she is the sixth-fastest woman in the world after her incredible performance in the US trials.

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Richardson is talented

But, her recent performances mean a lot of improvements to be made. The comeback race saw her finish last, not being able to live up to pre-race antics. Then she competed in the 200 meters race at the Wanda Diamond League at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels on Sept. 3. However, she finished fourth in that race.

The 21-year-old superstar has her eyes set on Paris Olympics 2024 because she wants to win. She spoke of people who trolled her on the internet and believes she can win races in the future. She posted on Instagram her plans for the future and wanted to perform well in Paris.

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“Learned so much this year, so much this year. But not one time did I break, baby! 21 and coming hard till I’m done,” said Richardson.

Hence, this talented sprinter is not done yet. Paris Olympics 2024 would be the stage for her to prove everyone wrong.

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the center the respect he deserves.

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