Ricardo Velarde Athlete Profile

Ricardo Velarde

Position: Diving Height: 5-7 Weight: 150 Roster Years: 1977-1981 Hometown: Mexico City

Personal

Began swimming at less than one year of age ... dove in the 1976 Olympics at Montreal ... trained in Italy in 1977 ... placed seventh in the European championships ... placed fourth on the 3-meter and sixth on the 1-meter in the 1979 WAC finals ... placed in the WAC finals in 1980 ... majoring in business with plans to earn a master's in organizational behavior.