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Ron Morris

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRonald Hugh "Ron"•Morris
Used nameRon•Morris
Born27 April 1935 in Glendale, California (USA)
Measurements178 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsSouthern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
NOC United States


After setting a national high school record of 13-11½ () in 1953, Ron Morris enrolled at USC and was AAU pole vault champion in 1958, 1961, and 1962. At the 1959 Pan American Games he finished fourth in the pole vault. After his competitive days were over he became head track coach at Los Angeles State.

Personal Best: PV – 16-6 (5.03) (1966).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Ron Morris
Pole Vault, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver