Over the past few weeks, LGBTQ+ sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson has received several honors.
The city of Dallas honored LGBTQ+ sprinter Sha'Carri Richardsontwice, according to LGBTQ Nation. Her former high school named the track where she ran in competitions after her, and the city designated Nov. 10 as "Sha'Carri Richardson Day."
The newly christened Sha'Carri Richardson track is at David W. Carter High School's John Kincade Stadium, Outsports noted.
In addition, Richardson and male counterpart Noah Lyles have been named the 2023 USATF Athletes of the Year following their performances at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, according to the official Olympics website.
In addition to being named the 2023 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Female Athlete of the Year, Richardson saw her coach, Dennis Mitchell, honored as Coach of the Year for guiding her to two gold medals in Budapest.
Richardson and Mitchell will be honored at the USATF Night of Legends on Saturday, Dec. 2, in Orlando, Florida.
She came out in 2015, when she tweeted, "My family knows I'm bi."