Usain Bolt Offers Up Some Advice to Sha’Carri Richardson

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United States sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson had a powerful interview regarding the controversial decision that she couldn't run at Tokyo Olympics

Sha’Carri Richardson has done a lot of talking lately.  Not a lot of winning,  just talking.

Usain Bolt is giving Sha’Carri some tips and suggestions on how to manage her career and potential future successes. The world’s former fastest man is advising Sha’Carri to continue to keep at it,  and consider keeping things to herself the next time she wants to brag about herself online.

“I would tell Sha’Carri to train harder and to be focused and not say too much,” said Usain during an interview with The New York Post. “If you talk that big talk you have to back it up. So just train hard and focus on that and try to come back, do it, and then talk about it.”

Sha’Carri was handed a one-month ban for testing positive for cannabis, which ended up costing her a spot on the U.S. Olympic team.

But Bolt says, where it comes to drugs, athletes absolutely have to follow the rules.

He said, “Do not use weed … People ask me about drugs and I will say rules are rules.

“Soon as we get into sports they tell you, your agents and managers tell you this is illegal, you can’t do this. You have to follow the rules just like in life, you can’t do certain things.”

He added, “I know people that smoke but that has nothing to do with me. I was brought up a certain way and — again, as I said — as soon as you get into sports they let you know that.

“But that’s your life decision.”

Sha’Carri can one day be great if she doesn’t continue to get in her own way.

She’s easily her own worst enemy.


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