Full name: Edgar Allen "Ed" Ablowich
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: April 29, 1913 in Greenville, Texas, United States
Died: April 6, 1998 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: USC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Fourth place at the Olympic Trials earned Ed Ablowich, the 19-year-old from Southern Cal, a place on the Olympic relay team. He ran a creditable second leg of 47.6 when hard pressed by Tom Hampson (GBR), the newly crowned 800 meter champion. Ablowich also finished second in the 1934 AAU 400 m. hurdles. He later became an associate professor at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wyoming University. His son, Ron, also a talented intermediate hurdler at Georgia Tech, ran in the 1960 Olympic Trials but failed to make the team for Rome.
Personal Best: 400 - 47.58y (1932).
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