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Benny Brown

Full name: Benjamin Gene "Benny" Brown
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: September 27, 1953 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 1, 1996 in Ontario, California, United States
Affiliations: Maccabi Track Club, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Ben Brown of UCLA finished in fourth place at the 1976 Final Trials in the 400 metres. This earned him a spot on the 1,600m relay team and he ran the third leg in 44.6 in the Montréal final. Earlier in the season he had won the NCAA 400 meter championship. Brown was killed in a car accident.

Personal Bests: 200 – 20.6 (1975); 400 – 44.7y (1973); 800 – 1:48.8 (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics United States USA Final 1 2:58.65 44.6
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics United States USA Round One Heat One 1 QU 2:59.52