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Ed Richards

Full name: Edwin Allan "Ed" Richards
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: November 3, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 18, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Ed Richards won back-to-back National titles with the foil in 1962-63. He represented the United States at the 1959, 1963, and 1967 Pan-American Games, winning team foil golds in 1959 and 1963 and a silver in 1967. He later became a fencing coach at Boston University, the US Air Force Academy, and MIT. He coached four Junior World Championship teams and later settled in Las Vegas where he coached at the Fencing Academy of Nevada. Richards was also an accomplished referee who was rated in all three weapons and was honored with the Fencing Officials Commission Distinguished Service Award in 2004. In 2005 he was elected to the USA Fencing Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 5 p7 r1/4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 3 p1 r1/4

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 5 1964-10-13 1 4 18 22
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 2 1964-10-13 Kamuti (HUN) 5, Richards (USA) 4 4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 2 1964-10-13 Losert (AUT) 5, Richards (USA) 2 2
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 2 1964-10-13 Leckie (GBR) 5, Richards (USA) 4 4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 2 1964-10-13 Posada (COL) 5, Richards (USA) 3 3
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 1 1964-10-13 Richards (USA) 5, Bouchier-Hayes (IRL) 2 5

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 3 1964-10-15 2 1 22 22
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-15 USA 11, ARG 5 11 1
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1964-10-15 Bisellach (ARG) 5, Richards (USA) 4 4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-15 Richards (USA) 5, Lanteri (ARG) 2 5
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1964-10-15 Taboada (ARG) 5, Richards (USA) 4 4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1964-10-15 Nannini (ARG) 5, Richards (USA) 4 4
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