Name: Edward King
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Lightweight four
Height: 6-4
Weight: 170
DOB: 6/14/1989
Birthplace: Kempton Park, South Africa
Hometown: Ironton, Mo.
High School: Arcadia Valley (Ironton, Mo.) ‘07
College: United States Naval Academy ‘11, Oceanography
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Oklahoma City
Coach(es): Cameron Kiosoglous
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 7th
  • Years of participation: 2011 (lightweight eight); 2014-15 (lightweight four)
  • Top finish: 5th – 2011 (lightweight eight)
Personal: Son of Edward and Tertia King...Has two sisters, Edwina and Luise...Enjoys surfing, running, swimming, skiing and outdoor activities...Will become the first rower from the U.S. Naval Academy to race at the Olympic Games since 1988...Is an active duty U.S. naval officer...Nickname is “Mix.”