Name: Alexander Richards
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Men's Eight
Height: 6-6
DOB: 8/12/1995
Hometown: Watertown, Mass.
High School: Belmont Hill School (Belmont, Mass.) ‘14
College: Harvard University ‘18, Human Evolutionary Biology with Secondary in Psychology
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Oakland
Coach(es): Mike Teti, Tim McLaren
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (men's eight)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2019 - 5th (Eight)
  • Years of Participation: 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Top Finish: 5th - 2019 (Eight)
Personal: Thankful for his coaches, family, friends and dogs for supporting him in the sport...Lists his dad as his most influential person in his sports career...Runs Third String Clothing, a clothing embroidery business, and is aspiring to become a physician...Is an avid cinephile, bookworm, and anime appreciator...Loves hiking in the redwood forests and cooking.