Eddie O'Toole

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdward David "Eddie"•O'Toole
Used nameEddie•O'Toole
Born28 June 1921 in New York, New York (USA)
Died12 September 1997 in Oceanside, New York (USA)
Measurements171 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Born to immigrant parents from Scotland and Ireland, Eddie O’Toole was AAU 6-mile/10K champion in 1946-48. In the 3-miles he finished fourth in 1946. He competed for Manhattan College and the NYAC. O’Toole later worked as a buyer for JC Penney. He also worked as an official at the Millrose Games and other track & field events in the New York area. O’Toole died suddenly from a heart attack. His obituary noted that he was survived by 11 sons and 4 daughters.

Personal Best: 10K – 32:17.6 (1946).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Eddie O'Toole
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 10