American high jumper who won an Olympic gold medal in 1912, becoming the first Utah resident to take first place at any Olympic event.
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|FULL NAME:||Alma Richards|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 20, 1890|
|AGE:||130 years old|
Alma Richards is a High Jumper. He was born in Parowan, Utah, to Mormon pioneer parents. After returning to school at the suggestion of a traveling professor he met one night, he was spotted playing basketball at Brigham Young University.
DID YOU KNOW His newfound high-jumping ability inspired him to also enter the 1916 Olympics, but his dreams of multiple medals never materialized; the games were cancelled by WWI.
FACT Cael Sanderson was another Olympic medal winner – he specialized in freestyle wrestling.
Currently, Alma Richards is 130 years old. He will celebrate his 131st birthday on a Thursday, February 20th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alma Richards’s zodiac sign is Pisces . According to astrologers, Pieces’ life pursuit is to avoid feeling alone and instead feel connected to others and the world at large and a secret desire to live their dreams and turn fantasies into realities. People of this zodiac sign like to be alone, sleeping, music, romance, swimming, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musical, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces are Virgo, Taurus.
Alma Richards was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger people are thought to be brave and independent. They’re respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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