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Edwin Wedge

Full name: Edwin Wedge
Gender: Male
Born: January 28, 1911 in Trimountain, Michigan, United States
Died: December 26, 1994 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Edwin Wedge competed in the US Nationals in speed skating in 1929, 1931, and 1935, his best finish being fourth in 1931 and equal fourth at the 1935 Indoors. He also competed without distinction at the 1932 and 1933 World Championships, his best finish being eighth in the 10K at the 1932 Worlds. In 1933 he competed for the United States in a dual meet in Oslo against Norway. Wedge later claimed to have secretly married Swedish opera singer Göta Ljungberg.

Personal Bests: 500 – 46.0 (1933); 1500 – 2:29.9 (1933); 5000 – 8:51.5 (1933); 10000 – 18:08.7 (1933).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 4

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Final Round 4
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Round One Heat 1 4 Q
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Original Round One Heat 1 3