Sha’Carri Richardson Reportedly Suspended After Testing Positive For Marijuana, Could Miss Olympics

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US track and field star Sha’Carri Richardson became a household name at the US Olympic trials last week after qualifying for the Olympics but it appears that she might not be making the trip to Tokyo.

On Thursday night, Andre Lowe of the Jamaica Gleaner reported that Richardson had been suspended for testing positive for a banned substance after her win at the 100m at the US Olympic trials

The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Tyler Dragon confirmed the Gleaner’s report and added Richardson was facing a 30-day suspension after testing positive for marijuana.

Prior to the reports of her positive test Richardson had posted a cryptic stating “I am human.”

Dragon added that Richardson could still go to the Olympics if she decides to race in the 4×100 relay.