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Ned Turner

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdwin Thomas "Ned"•Turner
Used nameNed•Turner
Born15 September 1912 in Casper, Wyoming (USA)
Died17 August 1967 in Burlington Township, Michigan (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsMichigan Wolverines, Ann Arbor (USA)
NOC United States


Edwin Turner finished third in the 1932 AAU 800, which doubled as the Olympic Trials. At the NCAAs, running for Michigan, he was fifth in the 800 in 1931 and second in 1932. Turner made the final of the 1932 Olympic 800, placing fifth. At Michigan, Turner lettered in track from 1931-33. He finished second in the 880 yard six times at Big 10 indoor and outdoor meets.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:51.0 (1932).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Ned Turner
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 5