Full name: David L. "Dave" Romansky
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: United States
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 â 4-15:24 (1970).
|1968 Summer||30||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||26|
|1968 Summer||30||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||26||5-38:03.4|