Richmond 60 Club Birthday Greetings to Walter J. May – A SPORTING LEGEND

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 Richmond 60 Club Birthday Greetings to Walter J. May – A SPORTING LEGEND   MESSAGE OF THE 6O CLUB PRESIDENT As the President of the Richmond 60 Club, I am happy to write a few words for the special supplement issued to coincide with the 92nd birthday of Walter J May on 08th January 2021. He joined Richmond in 1952 as English Teacher & continued until 1956. I was a student at the time in the lower middle school and did not have much to interact with this outstanding personality, as much as I would have loved to. Nevertheless, I distinctly remember this tall lanky and handsome teacher at school smartly clad with folded shirt sleeves, a regular feature in his dress code. Walter J May was a true sporting legend who excelled in the field of athletics and gained recognition as a National Champion besides representing Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). He also represented Richmond and the University of Ceylon in both Cricket & Athletics with outstanding success. I am…

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