Edgars Eriņš

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Edgars Eriņš
Personal information
Nationality Latvian
Born (1986-06-18) 18 June 1986 (age 31)
Varakļāni, Soviet Union
(now Latvia)
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Country  Latvia
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Decathlon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Decathlon: 8312 points

Edgars Eriņš (born 18 June 1986) is a Latvian decathlete and bobsledder.

He is the holder of the Latvian record in decathlon, which is 8312 points. Eriņš reached it in the 2011 Latvian Championships, which he won.[1] He was qualified for 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea and appeared on the entry list,[2] but didn't compete due to injury.[3]

He made his bobsleigh Europa Cup debut in November 2013 in a four-man race at Altenberg where his crew finished sixth.[4] He made his first appearance in the Bobsleigh World Cup in the four-man event at St. Moritz in January 2014, where his sleigh scored an 18th place.[4]


  1. ^ LETA (4 June 2011). "Eriņam jauns Latvijas rekords desmitcīņā" (in Latvian). Delfi.lv. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  2. ^ IAAF (21 August 2011). "Entry Lists by Country" (PDF). IAAF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Pārums, Jānis (24 August 2011). "Pasaules čempionātā bez Urtāna un Eriņa" (in Latvian). sportacentrs.com. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Athletes: Profile – Edgars Erins". International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation. Archived from the original on 24 January 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 

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