Alexander Richards

Statistics

Date of birth

8/12/1995

Height

6’6”

Weight

215

Began Rowing

2009, Belmont High School

Hometown

Watertown, Mass.

Birthplace

Newton, Mass.

Current residence

Oakland, Calif.

High School

Belmont Hill School

Undergraduate Education

Harvard University

Training Location

Cambridge, Mass.

Current Coach

Mike Teti, Tim McLaren

Club Affiliations

Newell Training Center

National Teams

Five – Junior, 2013; Under 23, 2017; Senior, 2017-19

International Results

Finished 11th in the four at the World Rowing Cup II...Finished 13th in the four at the 2018 World Rowing Championships...Placed 10th in the four at the 2017 World Rowing Championships…Placed fourth in the pair at the 2017 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Finished sixth in the four at the 2013 World Rowing Junior Championships.

National Results

Placed second in the four at the 2012 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won the four at the 2012 New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Championships…Won the second four at the 2011 New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Championships.

Personal

Alexander is an aspiring comedian and a proud Bostonian. He is a lover of larger dogs. Alexander lists his dad as the most influential person in his sports career, as well as his personal hero. In his free time, Alex will read, run and listen to music. He would like to compete in the Olympics and have a family when he gets older.

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