Jackson Richardson

Jackson Richardson (born 14 June 1969 in Saint-Pierre, Réunion) is a retired French handball player. As the captain of the French handball team, he was the flag carrier during the Olympic Games opening ceremony in Athens on 13 August 2004.

Jackson Richardson
Personal information
Born (1969-06-14) 14 June 1969 (age 52)
Saint-Pierre, Réunion
Nationality French
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current club Retired
Youth career
Years Team
1977–1989
Saint-Pierre HBC
Senior clubs
Years Team
1989–1991
Paris-Asnières
1991–1996
OM Vitrolles
1996–2000
TV Großwallstadt
2000–2005
Portland San Antonio
2005–2008
Chambéry Savoie Handball
2009
Rhein-Neckar Löwen
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–2005
France 417 (775)
Medal record
Men’s Handball
Representing  France
Olympic Games
1992 Barcelona Team Competition
World Men's Handball Championship
1995 Iceland Team Competition
2001 France Team Competition
1993 Sweden Team Competition
1997 Japan Team Competition
2003 Portugal Team Competition
2005 Tunisia Team Competition