|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Ronald Howard "Ron"•Whitney|
|Born||5 October 1942 in Modesto, California (USA)|
|Measurements||187 cm / 78 kg|
|Affiliations||Southern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)|
In 1967 Ron Whitney was gold medalist in the 400H at both the Pan American Games, the Universiade, and was AAU champion that year as well. He was bronze medalist at the 1965 Universiade. At the NCAAs he was runner-up in 1963 for Occidental. The AAU and Olympic Trials champion in 1968, he was favored at the 1968 Olympics, but struggled in for sixth place.
Personal Bests: 400 – 46.6 (1967); 880y – 1:48.6 (1963); 400H – 49.06 (1968).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1968 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Ron Whitney|
|400 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic)||6|