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Ralph Whitney

Full name: Ralph John Whitney
Nickname(s): Whit
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: October 30, 1936 in Fontana, California, United States
Affiliations: El Segundo Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo


Ralph Whitney swam for the El Segundo Swim Club and El Camino College, after starting out playing water polo at El Segundo High School, graduating in 1954. He worked as a fireman at the time of the 1964 Olympics. Whitney moved away from California but in 1990 returned with his wife to the Santa Barbara area where they opened Whitney Ranch, growing lemons, avocados, and blueberries. The ranch also serves as a home to many bee hives used by the almond growers in the central San Joaquin Valley.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 9T

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #4 1 1964-10-12 USA 7, BRA 1 0
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