Great Olympians

Biographies - EDW


Harry Edward

B. 1898-04-15, Berlin, Germany, represented Great Britain
Athletics (2 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's 100 m bronze 2560
Men's 200 m bronze 2560
5120

Mallon's book tells us he was born in Guyana, but apparently this is no longer considered exact. He lived in Berlin till the age of 16, and was then interned for the duration of the War.


Alan Edwards

B. 1943-10-21, Worcester, England, Great Britain
Canoeing - Sprint Kayak
1968 HP
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres SF:5th 8.6
8.6


Anthony Edwards

Australia
Rowing (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1996 2000 2004 2008 HP
Lightweight Double Sculls bronze 3520
Lightweight Coxless Fours silver silver 9th 6732
10252


Betty Edwards

B. 1911-02-22, Toronto, Ont., Canada; D. 2009-05-28
Swimming
1932 HP
Women's 400m Freestyle R1:3rd 16
Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay fourth 400
416


Deborah Sue "Debra" Edwards

competed in 1976 as

Debra Armstrong

B. 1954-11-09, Taylor, Texas, USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Women's 200 metres SF:6th 52
Women's 400 metres R1:35th -2.10
Women's 4x100 m Relay 7th 100
152.001


Francis Edwards

Olympic Competitor nr 2945


Hector Edwards

B. 1949-03-18, represented Barbados
Cycling - Track & Cycling - Road
1972 1976 HP
Men's Sprint Rep1:2nd -2.34
Men's Time Trial dnf 18th 3.846
Men's Road Race dnf -28.60
3.8494


Heywood Edwards

B. 1905-11-09, San Saba, Texas, USA; D. 1941-10-31
Wrestling - Freestyle
1928 HP
Men's Light Heavyweight (-87 kg) BrFI 2400
2400


Hugh Edwards

B. 1906-11-17, Woodstock, England, Great Britain; D. 1972-12-21
Rowing (2 gold)
1932 HP
Coxless Pairs gold 8000
Coxless Fours gold 4800
12800


Jonathan Edwards

B. 1966-05-10 London, England, Great Britain
1988 1992 1996 2000 HP
Triple Jump 23rd 35th silver gold 15600.3855
15600.3855


John Edwards

B. 1954-07-01, Almonte, Ont., Canada
Canoeing - Sprint Canadian
1976 HP
Men's Canadian Singles 1000 metres 9th 160
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres Rep:4th 15.6
175.6


Lionel Edwards

B. 1878-09-11, Clifton, England, Great Britain; D. 1966-04-13
Art Competitions
1928 1932 1936 1948 HP
Painting, Drawings & Water Colours 3 works 119.529
Painting, Paintings 3 works
Painting, unknown event 2 works 4.372
123.901


Margaret Edwards

B. 1939-03-28, from London, represented Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1956 HP
Women's 100 metres Backstroke bronze 3840
3840


Martin Edwards

B. 1955-09-21, from Birmingham, England, represented Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 100 m Butterfly 33rd -2.26
0.00256


Peter Frederick Edwards

B. 1939-09-08, from Melbourne, represented Australia
Rowing
1964 HP
Men's Single Sculls 9th 240
240


Philip "Phil" Edwards

B. 1949-09-03, Bristol, England, Great Britain; D. 2017-04-24
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race fifth 1500
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 13th 19.2
1519.2


Dr. Philip Edwards

B. 1907-09-23, Georgetown, (British) Guyana, represented Canada; D. 1971-09-06
Track and Field (5 bronze)
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's 800 m fourth bronze bronze 7392
Men's 1500 m bronze fifth 3560
Men's 400 m SF:6th 52
Men's 4x400 m Relay bronze bronze fourth 1848
12852

In 1928 and 1932 he was still a medical student, but by 1936 he was a fully fledged doctor, and that is how he won his fifth bronze medal.
He competed for Guyana in the British empire games of 1930 and 1934, but was eligible for Canada in the Olympics (Guyana did not have an NOC)


Ken Edwards

Olympic Competitor nr 2178


Pauline Mary Edwards

B. 1949-04-23, Dartford, England, Great Britain
Archery
1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 HP
Women's Individual 25th 17th 5.15
Women's Team fifth 250
255.15


Ray Anthony Edwards

B. 1927-02-17, Kingston, Jamaica; D. 1991-05
Boxing
1948 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-80 kg) R1 1.991
1.991

He was also a non-starter in the Heavyweight (+80 kg) in 1948.


Teresa Edwards

B. 1964-07-19, Cairo, Georgia, USA
Basketball (4 gold, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 HP
Women's Team gold gold bronze gold gold 28160
28160

Member of the American Basketball team that won gold at Los Angeles, Seoul, Atlanta and Sydney.
As a double gold medallist already, and living in Atlanta, she was asked to perform the oath for the athletes in the 1996 games.
With 4 golds and a bronze she became the most succesfull team sportsman in Olympic history.


W. Edwards

from Abertillery, Wales, represented Great Britain
Gymnastics
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, European system fifth 250
250


Wilfred Edwards

Olympic Competitor nr 4140


Written 2002-10-28 - last modified 2022-08-06

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