Edson Brown boxed in the featherweight class for the US at the 1952 Olympics. He won two fights in Helsinki before losing in the quarter-finals. Brown later won the New York Daily News Golden Gloves open championship as a featherweight in both 1953 and 1954. He also won the 1953 New York Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions.
|1952 Summer||17||Helsinki||Boxing||Men's Featherweight||United States||USA||5T|
|1952 Summer||17||Helsinki||Boxing||United States||USA||Quarter-Finals||Match #4||2||1952-07-31||Ventaja (FRA) , Brown (USA)||0|
|1952 Summer||17||Helsinki||Boxing||United States||USA||Round Two||Match #3||1||Brown (USA) , Ilie (ROU)||3||decision|
|1952 Summer||17||Helsinki||Boxing||United States||USA||Round One||Match #5||1||1952-07-28||Brown (USA) , Bose (IND)||3||decision|