“As I’ve gotten older I realize we all have insecurities and fears and it’s normal! Instead of running from them I embrace them and move forward,” the Christian athlete told “Women’s Running” magazine. “I encourage myself knowing I am who I am for a reason and that God is working through me. That gives me the confidence I need to do anything!”
While she may be equipped with a great deal of confidence, that does not mean Richard-Ross is exempt from having to deal with setbacks. On Saturday, June 27, Richards-Ross, who was the gold medalist in the 400-meter event at the 2012 Olympics in London, failed to qualify for the 400-meter final at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
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