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Ron Whitney

Full name: Ronald Howard "Ron" Whitney
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (187 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: October 5, 1942 in Modesto, California, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

In 1967 Ron Whitney was gold medalist in the 400H at both the Pan American Games, the World University Games, and was AAU champion that year as well. He was bronze medalist at the 1965 World University Games. At the NCAAs he was runner-up in 1963 for Occidental. The AAU and Olympic Trials champion in 1968, he was favored at the 1968 Olympics, but struggled in for sixth place.

Personal Bests: 400 – 46.6 (1967); 880y – 1:48.6 (1963); 400H – 49.06 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 6

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final 6 49.2 49.27 7
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 49.2 49.29
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU/OR 49.0 49.06
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