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Ed Jennings

Full name: Edward Francis "Ed" Jennings
Gender: Male
Height: 5-1.5 (157 cm)
Weight: 97 lbs (44 kg)
Born: April 9, 1898 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 9, 1975 in San Diego, California, United States
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

At 5-2 (1.57) and 97 lbs. (44 kg.), Ed Jennings was the perfect size for a coxswain and he coxed several Penn Barge Club boats to national championships. In the 1924 Olympics his oarsmen were Leon Butler and Harold Wilson, but he had more success in 1932, coxing Joe Schauers and Charlie Kieffer to a gold medal at Los Angeles.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 26 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 3 Bronze
1932 Summer 34 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1924 Summer 26 Paris Rowing United States USA Leon Butler Final Round
1924 Summer 26 Paris Rowing United States USA Leon Butler Round One Heat One 7:41.0
1932 Summer 34 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Charlie Kieffer Final Round 8:25.8
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