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Eddie Munro

Goalball

E Munro
  • 2008

Eddie Munro attended public and private schools until the seventh grade when he enrolled at the Florida School for the Dead and Blind. There he became involved in sports and lettered in swimming, football, wrestling, goalball and track and field. He graduated Valedictorian of his class and is studying for a civil and environmental engineering degree. He is a father, husband, student, athlete and writer. A four-time Paralympian, Munro competed twice in the pentathlon before switching sports to compete in goalball in 2004. 

Munro is a role model for other visually impaired people and prides himself on helping them become independent and reach for their dreams. A man of various talents, he also founded a judo club at FSDB that introduced dozens of visually impaired students to the sport, including Emannuel Brannon, who competed at the 2003 International Blind Sports Association World Judo Championships in Quebec City and the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Major Achievements

  • 2008: U.S. Paralympic Team member, Men's Goalball - Beijing, China
  • 2007: Fourth place, Beijing Test Tournament
  • 2006: Bronze medal, IBSA World Goalball Championships
  • 2004: Bronze medal, Paralympic Games, Athens, Greece
  • 2003: Silver medal, IBSA World Goalball Championships
  • 2002: Gold medal, pentathlon - USABA National Championships
  • 2001: Gold medal, pentathlon - Pan American Games for the Blind
  • 2000: Fifth place, pentathlon - Paralympic Games, Sydney, Australia
  • 1999: Gold medal, pentatholon - Pan American Games for the Blind
  • 1998: Gold medal, 400m, 4x100m relay, pentathlon and javelin - USABA National Championships
  • 1998: Fourth place, pentathlon - IBSA World Athletics Championships
  • 1997: Gold medal, 400m, 100m, 4x100m relay, pentathlon and javelin - USABA National Championships
  • 1997: Gold medal, pentathlon- Can/Am Games
  • 1996: Bronze medal, 4x400m relay, fifth place, pentathlon - Paralympic Games, Atlanta, Ga.
  • 1995: Gold medal, USABA National Goalball Championships
  • 1994: Seventh place, pentathlon - IBSA World Athletics Championships
  • 1990: Gold medal, 1,500m, silver medal, 800m, bronze medal, discus - IBSA World Youth Championships