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David Sidney Edge (born November 12, 1954 in Blackpool, United Kingdom) is a former long-distance runner, who represented Canada at two consecutive Summer Olympics in the men's marathon. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California he did not finish, four years later in Seoul, South Korea he finished in 67th place.

A resident of Burlington, Ontario, Edge is married to Ireland's former long-distance runner Carey May. Edge won the silver medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games, behind Australia's Robert de Castella. Edge is still ranked as one of the worlds most consistent marathon runners with a top ten average of better than 2,12

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing Flag of Canada.svg Canada
1982 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 4th Marathon 2:12:25
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 7th Marathon 2:12:40
1983 Wang Sidney Marathon, 3rd place, 2.14.17 World Championships Helsinki, Finland

Boston Marathon, 6th place. 2.11.03

24th Marathon 2:15:43
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States Marathon DNF

1985 London Marathon 7th Place. 2.11.40 Grandmas marathon, Duluth. 2nd place 2.12.25

1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom 2nd Marathon 2:11:08
1988 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 17th Marathon 2:14:10
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 67th Marathon 2:32:19

References


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