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Edgar Seymour

Full name: Edgar Duff Seymour
Gender: Male
Born: June 25, 1912 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
Died: April 30, 2011 in Hilton, New York, United States
Affiliations: Rochester Bobsled Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Biography

Edgar Seymour attended Penn State, graduating in 1938, and later earning a PhD in engineering from the University of Rochester. He stayed in the area, working for many years for Eastman Kodak in Rochester. With his bobsled partner, Art Tyler, he twice won the North American and US 2-man championships, both in 1952-53. Seymour later became very involved in another sport, soaring, or gliding. He was eventually inducted into the Soaring Hall of Fame, and for promoting the sport, was given an Exceptional Service Award in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 43 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-2 USA 6

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1956 Winter 43 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Art Tyler Final Standings
1956 Winter 43 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Art Tyler Run 1
1956 Winter 43 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Art Tyler Run 2
1956 Winter 43 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Art Tyler Run 3
1956 Winter 43 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Art Tyler Run 4