Edward Etzel

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Edward Etzel
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Etzel in 1984
Personal information
Full name Edward Frederick Etzel, Jr.
Born December 6, 1952 (1952-12-06) (age 64)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.

Edward Frederick "Ed" Etzel, Jr. (born December 6, 1952) is a sports shooter and Olympic Champion for the United States. He won a gold medal in the 50 metre rifle prone event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.[1]

Etzel was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He competed for the U.S. Army team. As of 2016, he is a professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at West Virginia University.[2]


  1. ^ "Ed Etzel". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.salon.com/2016/08/10/the-olympian-struggle-ho_partner/