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Dave Romansky

Full name: David L. "Dave" Romansky
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: April 8, 1938 in Penns Grove, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Shore AC, Spring Lake, New Jersey (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


In 1970 Dave Romansky won every AAU walk title between 10 km. and 40 km., winning six titles that year. He also placed eighth that year at the IAAF Race Walking World Cup. That year he was named Outstanding Amateur Athlete of the Year by the New Jersey Sportswriters Association. Romansky was also AAU 40 km. walk champion in 1968, won the AAU one-hour walk in 1972, and in all won 12 national championships. Romansky continued to compete as a master, setting multiple American records at various age groups.

Romansky is a member of the USATF Masters Hall of Fame in 2002, the Penns Grove High School Hall of Fame in 1998, the Delaware Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1999, the Shore Athletic Club Hall of Fame in 2000, and the Salem County All Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.

Personal Best: 50 km. Walk – 4-15:24 (1970).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk United States USA 26

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Standings 26 5-38:03.4
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