Local swimmer gets bursary

James Richardson (second on the left) receives a bursary award from Dame Mary Peters.
James Richardson (second on the left) receives a bursary award from Dame Mary Peters.

James Richardson, a Year 13 pupil at Coleraine Academical Institute, and member of Coleraine Swimming Club, is pictured above (second on the left) receiving a bursary award from Dame Mary Peters to assist with his training programme towards the European Junior Championships in July 2014.

James is a current member of the Ulster and Ireland swimming squad and was one of only four Ulster swimmers to receive this award from the Mary Peters Athlete Academy.