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Heywood Edwards

Full name: Heywood Lane Edwards
Gender: Male
Born: November 9, 1905 in San Saba, Texas, United States
Died: October 31, 1941 in Atlantic Ocean, Unknown, Unknown
Affiliations: US Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Died aboard the USS Reuben James, the first US navy ship to be sunk in the Atlantic during World War II. The USS Heywood L. Edwards was named in his honour.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle United States USA 4

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match #1 2 1928-08-01 Sjöstedt (SWE) , Edwards (USA)
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Wrestling United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1928-07-31 Edwards (USA) , Van Assche (BEL)
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #1 1 1928-07-30 Edwards (USA) , Rosenqvist (FIN)
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Wrestling United States USA 3rd-Place Tournament Match #1 2 1928-08-01 Lefèbvre (FRA) , Edwards (USA)
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Wrestling United States USA 2nd-Place Tournament Match #1 2 1928-08-01 Bögli (SUI) , Edwards (USA)
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