Sha’Carri Richardson Spotted in Rival’s Land Jamaica Ahead of Clash With Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at Kip Keino Classic 2022

Published 05/04/2022, 9:45 AM EDT
EUGENE, OREGON – JUNE 19: Sha’Carri Richardson looks on after winning the Women’s 100 Meter final 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 Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

What’s the difference between WWE superstars and Sha’Carri Richardson? Hardly any. They both deliver outstanding promos to entertain the audience. Hence, the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi, Kenya will see both Richardson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce compete. The 100-meters race will be one to watch as Richardson will hope to get back to winning ways. But now, she is having fun in her rival country, Jamaica.

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Coming back to the comparisons between WWE and Richardson, the sprinter is on a holiday in Jamaica, stepping into her rivals’ mainland, and might be playing mind games. Ahead of their penultimate race on May 7th, she is already looking to get inspired by the land of sprinters.

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Sha’Carri Richardson ready for Kip Keino Classic

Richardson posted different Instagram stories on her expedition to Jamaica. In one story, she mentioned 14 Bob Marley Avenue, while in another, she posted a story of her hotel room. She stayed in Couples Tower Isle Resort, Jamaica, and she captioned the post by saying she “Loved it.” 

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: September 3: Sha’Carri Richardson of the United States warming up before the 200m for women race during the Wanda Diamond League 2021 Memorial Van Damme Athletics competition at King Baudouin Stadium on September 3, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

We know that she hypes herself up before any competition, and she might be trying to get on the sprinter’s mind. Even at the age of 35, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is getting better in the 100-meters race. Richardson is one of the fastest women in the world, as she set the sixth-fastest time during the Miramar invitational. Hence, the next race would be important for her to make her come back.

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Despite all the hype she received during her comeback race against the famous Jamaican trio, she finished ninth in the 100-meters race. After that, she followed it with her famous rant while Fraser-Pryce smiled at the camera while giving the interview. This is going to be an intense battle. Even though this is a bold prediction, there might be another reason she is in Jamaica, her love for music!

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Richardson loves dancehall

During the last Met Gala event, she wore a Jamaican-inspired outfit and revealed earlier how she loved Jamaican music. A designer from Jamaica made her outfit, and she loves dancehall music. The Kip Keino Classic is one of the most anticipated races in the world.

EUGENE, OREGON – JUNE 19: Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates winning the Women’s 100 Meter final 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 Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

So, do you think she is in Jamaica for music or whether she is playing mind games with her opponent? Let us know in the comment section.

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Post Graduation in 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 power forward, the respect he deserves.

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