Ron Walters

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRonnie D. "Ron"•Walters
Used nameRon•Walters
Born28 May 1943 in Altus, Oklahoma (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States


Like many of the 1964 lugers, Ron Walters was in the military in 1964, as a Specialist, 4th class in the US Army. He and his doubles partner, Jim Higgins, were involved in a serious crash while training in Innsbruck. Walters sustained minimal injuries but Higgins was knocked unconscious and they could not continue in the event.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Winter Olympics Luge USA Ron Walters
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Jim Higgins AC