Michael Richards (swimmer)

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Michael Richards
Personal information
Full name Michael J. Richards
Nickname(s) "Mike"
National team Great Britain
Born (1950-09-13) 13 September 1950 (age 66)
Newport, Wales
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb; 11 st)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke

Michael J. Richards (born 13 September 1950) is a Welsh former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. Richards advanced to the semi-finals of the men's 100-metre backstroke, and posted a time of 1:01.27, finishing 15th overall.[1]

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  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 8 May 2012.