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Norman Edwards

Full name: Norman Edwards
Nickname(s): King Frog
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: September 24, 1962 in [unknown], Unknown, Jamaica
Died: July 13, 2015 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Country: JAM Jamaica
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Norman Edwards competed for Jamaica at the Olympics but lived most of his life in the United States, growing up in Silver Springs, Maryland, although he had been born in Jamaica. He attended the University of Georgia, competing for them from 1983-86, and placing fourth in the 100 metres at the 1985 Southeastern Conference Meet. After college he worked in the financial industry in the Washington, DC area for over 20 years, but shortly before his death, moved into real estate as a broker with Long & Foster Real Estate in Annandale, Virginia.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.21 (1984).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 100 metres Jamaica JAM 7 h2 r3/4
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Jamaica JAM 2 Silver

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Jamaica Semi-Finals Heat Two 7 10.63 4
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Jamaica Quarter-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 10.44 5
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Jamaica Round One Heat Ten 1 QU 10.57 6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Jamaica JAM Round One Heat Three 1 QU 38.93
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