US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson reportedly failed drug test and could miss 100-meter at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson has reportedly failed a drug test that could make the American 100-meter champion fail at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 21-year-old star, who was to claim a medal of however, has tested positive for what is classified as a substance of abuse, according to the Jamaica Gleaner.

A positive test result would disqualify her performance at the US Olympic Trials and she could be suspended from competition by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Richardson has not used steroids and is facing a 30-day suspension for testing positive for marijuana, according to Tyler dragon of Cincinnati Applicant

Although a 30-day suspension would force Richardson out of the 100-meter, it would end before competition began in the 4×100-meter relay, which she was scheduled to run. It is not yet known if she would qualify for this event.

Jenna Prandini, who finished fourth in the 100m at the US Olympic Trials, would replace Richardson in the 100m if she is disqualified and / or suspended.

Richardson had again addressed the reports of his failed drug test. However, she withdrew from Sunday’s Diamond League meeting in Stockholm where she was scheduled to run the 200 meters.

She also sent a cryptic tweet on Thursday, which read: “I am human.”

The Olympics will run from July 23 to August 8 after being postponed from summer 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Another American sprinter, 2018 U.4. 00m champion Kahmari Montgomery, tested positive for marijuana at the Miramar Invitational on April 10 and served a month-long ban from April 30 to May 29 after completing the treatment program.

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