Multi talented sprinter – Allyson Michelle Felix is sending her support to under fire United State of America athlete, Sha’Carri Richardson and hoping others are doing the same.

Having missed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after being suspended from Team USA over a positive marijuana test, Richardson was handed the opportunity to compete against all three sprinters who swept the women’s 100m medal podium in Japan — Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Shericka Jackson — at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic in Oregon last Saturday.

But the 21-year-old unfortunately finished 9th with a disappointing time of 11.14.

Meanwhile, when asked to send Richardson a message in light of “what she endured” both before and after what would have been her first Olympics when Allyson appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday, the 35-year-old track star said:

“I know that she’s obviously been through so much and I hope that she’s just supported. I hope people rally around her,” Felix responded.

“Obviously she has a great personality and she’s brought a lot of attention to the sport and I think she’ll be in the sport for a very long time.”

She continued, “I think just more than anything, for all athletes, there’s so much that goes into it. Just give her the support that she needs.”