He won the bronze medal at the 2001 Mediterranean Games. He also competed at the 2004 Olympic Games, but without reaching the final. He became Croatian javelin throw champion in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006.
In June 2009 Ponoš was severely injured in a motorcycle accident and spent 10 days in a coma. By September 2009, Ponoš was already back to light training, having made a successful recovery.
|1995||European Junior Championships||Nyíregyháza, Hungary||5th||68.44 m|
|2001||Mediterranean Games||Radès, Tunisia||3rd||76.12 m|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||33rd (q)||71.43 m|
|2005||Mediterranean Games||Almería, Spain||6th||67.91 m|
- Edi Ponoš profile at IAAF
- "Mediterranean Games". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 21 March 2009.
- "Croatian Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 21 March 2009.
- "Ponoš se oporavio nakon tri mjeseca: Ja sam fenomen". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). 24 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-04.
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