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Ed Caruthers

Name  Ed Caruthers
Role  Olympic athlete
Education  University of Arizona

Ed Caruthers
Full name  Edward Julius Caruthers, Jr.
Born  April 13, 1945 (age 70) (1945-04-13) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

Edward Julius "Ed" Caruthers, Jr. (born April 13, 1945) is an American former athlete who competed mainly in the men's high jump event during his career.

Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, he competed for the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics held in Mexico City, Mexico, where he won the silver medal in the men's high jump event behind Dick Fosbury whose new jumping style went on to revolutionize the sport. He also was a member of the 1964 US Olympic Team with an 8th-place finish in the high jump.

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