Year of Birth: 1884-1965

Category: Athlete

Year of Induction: 2017


Ed Archibald was a member of Canada’s 1908 Olympic Team in London, where he was awarded the bronze medal, along with 2 others, in the pole vault with a 3.58m result.  Ed also competed at the 1906 Intercalated Games (Olympic Games) in Athens, Greece, where he placed 7th in the Pentathlon.

Ed held the Canadian and Commonwealth records in the pole vault for a 3.78m result that same year.

To go along with a 1908 Canadian Championship title in the pole vault, he won the hammer with a throw of 39.34m, and set the Canadian record in the javelin with a throw of 40.14m.