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Ed Moore

Full name: Edward Peerman "Ed" Moore
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: October 20, 1897 in Ringgold, Virginia, United States
Died: February 9, 1968 in Middleburg, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: US Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Before the Olympic year of 1920, Ed Moore had never sat in a shell. And a few weeks before the 1920 Olympic Trials, he was only a junior varsity oarsman for the Naval Academy. But by sheer hard work, he improved rapidly and was moved to the big boat for the Henley Regatta. Moore so impressed the midshipmen that he was elected captain of the crew team for the following year He also played football at Annapolis before his 1921 graduation. Ed Moore was a career naval officer who retired as a rear admiral in 1945. First, though, he served with valor in World War II, being the chief of staff to the commander of the Pacific Task Force. For his efforts he was awarded the Legion of Merit and two Presidential Unit Citations.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:05.0
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:24.0
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:24.0
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