Full name: Edward "Ed" Bagdonas
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born: June 20, 1937 in Winchendon, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 29, 1985 in Bolton, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: United States
Ed Bagdonas attended West Point where he played on the football team, helping them to an undefeated season in 1958. Bagdonas later competed as a hammer thrower for the Army. He finished third at the 1960 Olympic Trials to make the US team. Bagdonas became a career military officer, becoming a troop commander by 1966. He worked on the development of the M1 Tank, and retired after 21 years as a Lieutenant-Colonel. Bagdonas also continued to compete in mastersâ hammer throw competitions.
Personal Best: HT â 63.80 (209-4) (1960).
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Men's Hammer Throw||United States||USA||19 QR|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||19||59.48|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Round One||NP||foul|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Round Two||15||59.48||59.48|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Round Three||NP||foul|