American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson looks set to miss the Olympic Games after her US Olympic Trials performance was disqualified because she tested positive for a prohibited substance.
News of the infringement arrives four weeks before the start of the athletics competition at the July 23 to August 8 showpiece in Tokyo.
Richardson could serve a one to three-month suspension for the adverse analytical finding.
According to sources who asked for anonymity, traces of the substance were found in the 21-year-old’s sample from a recent drug test.
The test was carried out at the US Olympic Trials.
source – Jamaica Gleaner