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Eileen Whalley Richards was born on 13 April, 1923 in Canada, is a skater. Discover Eileen Whalley Richards’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 92 years old?
|Age||92 years old|
|Born||13 April 1923|
|Date of death||February 3, 2015|
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Eileen Whalley Richards Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Eileen Whalley Richards worth at the age of 92 years old? Eileen Whalley Richards’s income source is mostly from being a successful skater. She is from Canada. We have estimated
Eileen Whalley Richards’s net worth
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|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||skater|
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In 2001, she joined her aunt Lillian Simpson and sister-in-law Joan Whalley in the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. In 2015, after her death, she was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
However, after Whalley was widowed in 1962 by her husband Donald Gair, she became engaged to Kenneth Richards on September 11, 1963.
After the war, Whalley competed in the 1946 North American championships where she earned the senior women’s crown while also setting a new record for the 440-yard event by completing it in 43 seconds. She also beat the previous 800 record set by Gladys Robinson in 1923, with a time of 1.46 2/5. This would however come to be her last competitive event as in November 1947, she married Donald Gair. As a result, she missed a month with the Winnipeg Skating Club. Whalley eventually moved to Toronto with her husband, and retired from speed skating.
While men were sent overseas during WW2, Whalley was co-champion in the Senior Ladies Manitoba Open competition which she won four times from 1943 until 1946. In 1944, after winning the Senior Lady aggregate cup, Manitoba Hotel cup, and Ten Thousand Lakes meet Whalley was presented with Outstanding Lady Skater Award by the Winnipeg Speed Skating Association. In 1945, Richards became the only Canadian to win the Detroit Times 25th Annual Gold Skates Derby and the Harry Carl Trophy. She also captured the Wyandotte Michigan Gold Cup Senior Women’s Championship that same year. However, this fact was lost in history until 1989 as the Toronto Star had misprinted the first Canadian winner of the Gold Skates award in the annual Detroit Gold-Silver Derby. In 1989, the Star printed that Ozzie Martin was the first, instead of Whalley. When the reporter called the president of the Detroit Gold-Silver Derby, he claimed that “no Canadian could have won the award before 1970 because the contest was closed to foreigners until then.” However, upon checking older record, it was found that Whalley was the first Canadian to win the Gold Skates.
By 1942, Whalley was promoted to the senior level and she subsequently won the Winnipeg Club Championship and international senior Manitoba meet. Between 1943 and 1945, Whalley won the 10,000 Lakes international event in St. Paul, Minnesota for three consecutive years. After her first win in 1943, she was presented with a gold locket by club president J. Nellson. Following her third consecutive win at the 10,000 Lakes international event, Whalley was a runner up for the Lou Marsh Trophy in 1946.
After seeing her older brother Evan compete in speed skating, Whalley started racing competitively in 1938. Her first win was during the Winnipeg city championship in the Grade 9 relay. She soon moved up to the intermediate division where she competed in the Minneapolis trials and the Silver-Skae inter-club meet.
Eileen Alma Richards (nee Whalley; April 13, 1923 – February 3, 2015) was a Canadian speed skater. During her career, Whalley earned provincial, national and North American championship titles. She was posthumously inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Whalley was born on April 13, 1923 in Manitoba, Canada. She was born to parents Ellen Belle and Robert Whalley.