Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce found herself in a viral moment after he race against Sha’Carri Richardson.
On Saturday afternoon, Fraser-Pryce got second place behind teammate Elaine Thompson-Herah as Richardson finished in last place in the women’s 100m at the Prefontaine Classic.
Elaine Thompson-Herah won in a time of 10.54s, a new National Record. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce placed second and Shericka Jackson third. Jamaica 🇯🇲 got a clean sweep, as, in a startling turn of events, American sprint sensation Sha’Carri Richardson finished last. pic.twitter.com/hA3bStGAp8
— Rashaun D. A. Stewart 🇯🇲 (@RStewartJA) August 21, 2021
After the race, Richardson spoke to the media and said the month off following her suspension for marijuana slowed her down. Richardson vowed to come back and stronger and fired back at all the haters laughing at her.
Sha'carri Richardson after the race: “This is one race. I’m not done. Count me out if you want to … Talk all the shit you want to! You know what I can do!" pic.twitter.com/xlmJzpDd2D
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 21, 2021
While Richardson was giving her impassioned speech on camera Fraser-Pryce could be seen walking behind her with a smile on her face.
Nah why Shelly Ann walk by like that?
— Future Of The Retro (@TraeK_) August 21, 2021
Shelly’s face was like ‘Gweh Gyal yuh slow like’ 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/xg6V4FyP32
— Mr Bombastic ™️ 🇯🇲 (@zakariZ) August 21, 2021
Shelly: "Shericka, si ar deh, she finally finish di race" pic.twitter.com/VcDQFakx7b
— Ambrosia™ The Misanthropologist® (@ambrosia_omG) August 21, 2021
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was later asked about Richardson and this was her answer.
Here’s a snippet of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce after the women’s 100m.
When someone asked what she thought about Sha’Carri Richardson being that far back, she said she wasn’t watching Sha’Carri. Didn’t expect anything other than Jamaica 1-2-3 🇯🇲 🇯🇲 🇯🇲 #PreClassic pic.twitter.com/em7IRn4NWV
— Chris Chavez (@ChrisChavez) August 21, 2021