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Ed Eliason

Full name: Edwin Murry "Ed" Eliason
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: May 1, 1938 in Port Gamble, Washington, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Archery

Biography

Ed Eliason grew up near the Puget Sound in Washington State, and played football and basketball in high school, as well as playing the trumpet in the school band. He attended Western Washington University on a music scholarship, studying to become a music teacher. In 1961, however, Eliason joined the US Army and the elite Green Berets, serving in Vietnam, where he earned a Bronze Star.

In 1965, Eliason left the military and returned to Washington, where he picked up a hobby that had once intererested him, archery. It became more than a hobby, as Eliason became one of the best archers in the world. In addition to his 1972 Olympic appearance he competed at the 1983, 1991, and 1995 Pan American Games, winning 10 medals, including 6 golds. In 1983 Eliason began working with Easton Technical Products, which manufactures archery and other sporting equipment. He worked for Easton for 23 years before retiring in 2006, and also coached archers. Settling with his wife in New Harmony, Utah, he continued to promote archery by establishing programs at local high schools, at Southern Utah University, and getting it on the program of the Huntsman World Senior Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Men's Individual United States USA 5

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Final Standings 5 1972-09-07 2,438
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Total 30 metres 4T 1972-09-07 680
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Total 50 metres 5 1972-09-07 611
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Total 70 metres 5 1972-09-07 624
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Total 90 metres 18T 1972-09-07 523
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round One 13T 1972-09-07 1,193
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round One 30 metres 5T 1972-09-07 341
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round One 50 metres 18T 1972-09-07 300
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round One 70 metres 5 1972-09-07 311
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round One 90 metres 35T 1972-09-07 241
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round Two 4 1972-09-09 1,245
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round Two 30 metres 8T 1972-09-09 339
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round Two 50 metres 2T 1972-09-09 311
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round Two 70 metres 5 1972-09-09 313
1972 Summer 34 München Archery United States Round Two 90 metres 6 1972-09-09 282
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