Todd Ryan Riech is a former American olympian as a javelin thrower. Riech is a personal trainer and coach.
On October 24, 1970, Riech was born in Hot Springs, Montana. Reich's father is Jack Reich. Reich's mother is Gloria Riech, who is part native American-Indian and French. Riech is a registered native American-Indian.
Riech earned a bachelor's degree from Fresno State University.
In 1994, as a college student, Reich won the NCAA Championship with a national collegiate record in the Javelin Throw.
As an athlete, Riech set his best at the Olympic trials with throw of 268 feet, 7 inches.
Riech participated at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He set his personal best (82.12/269-5) with the new javelin type on July 2, 2000, in Glasgow. Todd made 4 USA teams.
Riech became an assistant track coach at CSU Long Beach, where he coached the Men's and Women's Javelin teams.
Riech became a certified personal trainer and coach. Riech is the co-founder and co-owner of ProSport Physical Therapy and Performance in California.
Reich's wife is Brittany Borman, a retired female javelin thrower from the United States. They have two children. Reich and his family live in Fresno, California.
|Representing the United States|
|1995||Pan American Games||Mar del Plata, Argentina||3rd||77.82 m|
|1996||Olympic Games||Atlanta, United States||17th||78.02 m|
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