Richardson Impresses at World Allround Championships

March 09, 2015, 4:57 p.m. (ET)

Richardson Impresses at World Allround Championships

CALGARY, AB - March 07-08, 2015: Heather Richardson grabbed silver at the World Sprint Championships in Astana last week and took her speed to the World Allround Championships in Calgary. She placed first in the women's 500m race with a time 37.11, breaking the Championships record of 37.51.

Richardson settled for second place in the 1500m, but kept her lead in the general classification with a 5.77 lead over number two Sábliková going into the 5000m. She finished fourth overall. 

“Today was pretty good. I didn’t know what to expect in the 3000m and I just wanted to go for a pretty flat race,“ Richardson said.

“I still need to get a little time on the other girls. I never raced a 5k before, so I’m just going to have fun.”

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