Full name: Ronald Howard "Ron" Whitney
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: October 5, 1942 in Modesto, California, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
Country: United States
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).
|1968 Summer||26||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||United States||USA||6|
|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|