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Richard Olsson
 Richard Olsson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Karlstad, Sweden

High School:
Alukullegymnasiet

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/08/1989

04/10/2014

School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required

04/23/2013

Men's Track and Field Ranks 25th Nationally

The UTEP men's track and field team have moved up to secure the No. 25 spot in the USTFCCCA Division I team rankings.

04/22/2013

School-Record 42 UTEP Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal

A Cumulative 3.75 GPA Is Required To Earn Medal

04/13/2013

Onakoya Proves to be a Triple Threat at UTEP Invitational

Abiola Onakoya proved to be a tough competitor taking the track in three events and dominating the race at the UTEP Invitational.

04/12/2013

Miners Host UTEP Invitational

The UTEP track and field team will take the track one last time at home as they host the UTEP Invitational.

04/13/2013

UTEP Invitational

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/24/2012

UTEP Springtime. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2013 Outdoor: Ranked 12th nationally in the javelin throw with a throw of 72.53m (237-11) set at the UTEP Invitational... took silver at the Conference USA Championships in the javelin throw with a toss of 68.64m (225-02) ... placed fourth in the javelin at the highly competitive Drake Relays.

2012:Indoor: Finished eighth at the Conference USA Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 13.63m (44-08.75) ... recorded a throw of 12.61m (41-04.50) in the shot put at the Texas A&M Invitational.

Outdoor: Ranked 20th in the nation in the javelin throw with a personal-best of 71.58m (234-10) recorded at the UTEP Springtime meet ... posted a throw of 69.43m (227-09) at Texas Relays finishing fifth overall ... took bronze at the Conference USA Championships posting a mark of 66.10m (216-10).

2011: Indoor: Claimed gold at the Lobo Open in the shot put with a mark of 13.72m (45-00.25).

Outdoor: Took silver at the Conference USA Championships in the javelin with a mark of 67.94m (222-11) ... recorded a 68.90m (226-00) in the javelin at the NCAA West Preliminary ... advanced to the NCAA Championships and finished 24th in the javelin with a mark of 64.67m (212-2) ... recorded a season-best at the UTEP Invitational with a mark of 69.26m (227-03) ... Finished first at the UTEP Springtime, 63.60m (208-08).

Before UTEP:Sweden Junior National runner-up in the javelin in 2008.

Personal:
Multidiciplinary Studies major ... son of Bernadette von Beaulieu Marconnay and Lars Olsson ... has three brothers (Alexander, Ludvid, Elias) and two sisters (Lise, Sara) ... born August 8, 1989, in Stockholm, Sweden.