WACO, Texas (KWTX) Baylor freshman Riley Richards’ pole-vault lineage can be traced all the way back to the 1940s.

His grandfather, Bob, won an Olympic bronze medal at the 1948 games in London — the same place the 2012 games were held when Riley felt his calling to the sport.

“(London) is where I can truly say I got the Olympic bug,” Riley Richards said. “(That’s) where I really fell in love with track & field and where I fell in love with the Olympic games.”

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