Sports Scholarship Winner 2017 - Christopher Richards

Christopher Richards, 19, from Kendal

Former School: Kirkbie Kendal School

Course: Sport Science

Sport: Athletics-Mountain Running, Cross Country

Representation: Competed for the England Mountain Running Team six times over the past five years and ran for Team GB at the 2017 World and European Mountain Running Championships.

Sports Scholarship: “The Scholarship represents recognition of all the hours and miles I’ve put in while I have been at Bangor University and encouragement for the future knowing that I’m supported by the University. It takes away a lot of worry about the financial cost of training and competing at national and international level, allowing more focus to be directed towards performing to my best.”

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