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Edward Melaika

Full name: Edward Anthony Melaika
Gender: Male
Born: June 17, 1931
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Biography

Edward Melaika attended MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and then had his first job in the Bay Area, near Oakland, California. He raced at the 1952 Olympics while in college, racing in the Finn class. He joined the Richmond Yacht Club and bought an International 110, racing in the Small Boat Racing Asssociation and Small Yacht Racing Association. He skippered racing teams that won the Lipton Trophy in 1963 and the Larry Knight Trophy in 1965.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing Mixed One Person Dinghy United States USA 28

Mixed One Person Dinghy

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Final Standings 28 806
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Race One AC DNF
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Race Two 21 226 1-51:42
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Race Three 23 186 1-35:43
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Race Four 21 226 1-26:34
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Race Five AC DNF
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Race Six 24 168 1-30:43
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Sailing United States Race Seven AC DNF
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