Eddie Rimkus Wins Olympic Gold Medal

Schenectady’s Eddie Rimkus was a member of the gold medal winning U.S. Olympic bobsled team in St. Moritz, Switzerland in 1948.  He was 34 years-old.  Rimkus ran track and played football and basketball for Mont Pleasant in the early 1930s.  He went on to St . Lawrence University where he continued his football career.  He was inducted into the university’s Hallof Fame.

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