Sha’Carri Richardson runs fastest 100m in the WORLD this year to seal Olympic qualification… after some pre-race inspiration from Snoop Dogg!

Sha’Carri Richardson will go to this summer’s Paris Olympics after winning the 100m final at the USA women’s track trials with the fastest time in the world this year.

The American sprinter posted a blazing 10.71 to seal her spot on Team USA, while her training partners Melissa Jefferson and Twanisha Terry booked their places as well.

Richardson raised her arms in the air and then slumped to the track as the significance of her qualification set in.

She, Jefferson and Terry then embraced as the trio celebrated at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Before the race, Richardson got some inspiration as she met legendary rapper Snoop Dogg.

Sha’Carri Richardson became emotional after booking her spot in the Paris Olympics

Richardson celebrated the win with training partners Melissa Jefferson and Twanisha Terry

Richardson celebrated the win with training partners Melissa Jefferson and Twanisha Terry

Richardson's time of 10.71 in Saturday's 100m trials was the fastest time in the world this year

Richardson’s time of 10.71 in Saturday’s 100m trials was the fastest time in the world this year

The 24-year-old giddily laughed as she hugged the artist, and seemed starstruck by his presence.

‘I know I’m in the zone right now, but it’s an honor to meet you,’ she said in a video posted to the NBC Sports X account.

This isn’t the first time that Richardson has qualified for an Olympics, as she also won the 100m in the 2020 Olympic trials.

However, she later tested positive for marijuana and was handed a one-month suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, which ruled her out of the 100m in Tokyo.

She could have competed in the 4×100 relay but she was ultimately not selected for Team USA.

Richardson looked starstruck when she met Snoop Dogg before her race in Eugene, Oregon

Richardson looked starstruck when she met Snoop Dogg before her race in Eugene, Oregon

Snoop Dogg attends Day Two of the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Track & Field Trials in Oregon

Snoop Dogg attends Day Two of the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Track & Field Trials in Oregon

On Friday, Richardson overcame an awkward start to advance in the Olympic qualifiers after her shoelace became untied.

She still managed to decisively win the opening round of the women’s 100 meters, running a 10.88 to advance to the semifinals of the track and field trials.

‘Definitely didn’t have the start that I’ve been training to have in this moment,’ Richardson told NBC after that win. 

‘But still, not panicking, staying patient and knowing that no matter what’s going on, to continue to run my race.’

Richardson will now look to do the same in the Olympics, which begin on July 26.

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