|Type||Competed in Olympic Games, Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)|
|Full name||Edward Anthony•Mechling|
|Born||31 January 1878 in Hosensack, New Jersey (USA)|
|Died||5 March 1938 in Moorestown, New Jersey (USA)|
|Affiliations||Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)|
Edward Mechling finished second in the 1899 IC4A 2-mile. He graduated from Penn in 1899 with a degree in economics. While at Penn (‘99) he ran track and cross-country, was a manager of the football and baseball teams, and was twice elected President of his class.
Mechling ran the 800 metres at the 1900 Paris Olympics, but did not make the final. He finished second in the non-Olympic 800 metre handicap. Mechling later joined the family business, Mechling Brothers Chemicals Division of the General Chemical Company. The company was founded by his father, William Harrison Mechling, and Edward became the assistant general manager of the company.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1900 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Edward Mechling|
|800 metres, Men (Olympic)||AC h3 r1/2|
|1,500 metres, Men (Olympic)|
|800 metres, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal))||5|