|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Thomas John Henry "Tom"•Richards|
|Born||15 March 1910 in Upper Cwmbran, Torfaen, Wales (GBR)|
|Died||19 January 1985 in London, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Affiliations||South London Harriers, London (GBR)|
Tom Richards had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1948 Olympics marathon. In the 1950 British Empire Games marathon he finished fifth. In the British Empire Games he competed for Wales.
Personal Best: Mar – 2-29:59 (1954).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1948 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GBR||Tom Richards|
|Marathon, Men (Olympic)||2||Silver|