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.”