High Point's Richardson finishes 8th in speed skating
Posted February 11
Heather Richardson of High Point finished 8th in the women's 500-meter speed skating Tuesday.
Richardson notched a time of 75.75 seconds, 1.05 seconds behind the gold medalist Sang Hwa Lee of Korea.
Lauren Cholewinski of Pineville, NC also competed in the event. Cholewinski finished 15th with a time of 77.35.
Both Richardson and Cholewinski also competed in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.