Originally created 07/18/02

Athlete of the day



NAME: John Richards

AGE: 12

HOMETOWN: Augusta

TEAM: Greater Augusta Swimming

RESULTS: Richards finished fourth in the 12-U 50-meter breaststroke Wednesday at the Augusta Aquatic Center

QUOTABLE: On what he enjoys the most about swimming: "I like being with all the people that have something in common with you. Also, I like being able to help somebody younger than you or being able to take advice from somebody older than you."