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Ron Crawford

Full name: Ronald Emerson "Ron" Crawford
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: December 6, 1939 in Brea, California, United States
Died: December 20, 2015
Affiliations: Phillips 66, Long Beach (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Ron Crawford played water polo for Long Beach State University, the Phillips 66 Water Polo Club, Lynwood Swim Club, Inland NuPike, and the Downey Athletic Club. He played for the United States at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics and at two Pan American Games. Crawford won a gold medal at the 1959 Pan American Games and a silver at the 1963 Pan American Games. He worked as a physical education instructor, starting at Beverly Hills High School in 1966, and a Los Angeles County beach lifeguard. Crawford served in the US Army from 1966-70. He was a nine-time AAU All-American, was elected to the US Water Polo Hall of Fame in 1977, and was an inaugural member of the Long Beach State Hall of Fame in 1986.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 7
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 9T
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 5

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1960 Summer 20 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #2 2 1960-08-31 YUG 6, USA 2 1
1960 Summer 20 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1960-09-01 USA 7, NED 6 2
1960 Summer 20 Roma Water Polo United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 2 1960-09-02 GER 4, USA 3 0
1960 Summer 20 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group D Match #2 2 1960-08-26 HUN 7, USA 2 1
1960 Summer 20 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group D Match #3 1 1960-08-27 USA 10, FRA 4 1
1960 Summer 20 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group D Match #5 1 1960-08-29 USA 5, BEL 2 0
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #2 2 1964-10-11 YUG 2, USA 1 0
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #4 1 1964-10-12 USA 7, BRA 1 3
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #6 2 1964-10-13 NED 6, USA 4 1
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match 5/6 1 1968-10-25 USA 6, GDR 4 0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 1 1968-10-24 USA 6, NED 3 0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1968-10-16 USA 10, ESP 7 0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #8 1T 1968-10-17 USA 6, CUB 6 0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #11 2 1968-10-19 HUN 5, USA 1 0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #16 2 1968-10-21 URS 8, USA 3 0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #19 1 1968-10-22 USA 10, BRA 5 0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #20 1 1968-10-22 USA 7, FRG 5 0
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