Ron Brown

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRonald James "Ron"•Brown
Used nameRon•Brown
Born31 March 1961 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsStars and Stripes Track Club
NOC United States

Biography

Ron Brown competed in only one major international, at the 1984 Olympic Games, held in his hometown of Los Angeles, where he finished fourth in the 100 metres and ran the second leg for the US 4x100 m relay team, which won the gold medal in a world record 37.83. After the Olympics, Brown joined the Los Angeles Rams and played there for five seasons, before joining the Los Angeles (Oakland) Raiders in 1990. Brown ended his football career after the 1991 season, playing one final season again with the Rams. Brown attended college at Arizona State University, where he concentrated on football.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.06 (1983).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Ron Brown
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

Special Notes