Ron Freeman

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Ron Freeman
Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 1968 Mexico City 4x400 metres relay
Bronze 1968 Mexico City 400 metres Ron ran the fastest 400 meter relay leg in the history of the Olympic Games which stood for more than 25 years.

Ronald ("Ron") J. Freeman II (born June 12, 1947) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1968 Summer Olympics.

Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Ron Freeman was third in 400 m and ran the second leg(43.2) in the American 4x400 m relay team, which won the gold medal with a new world record of 2.56.16. Ron's relay leg was the fastest 400 meter relay leg EVER ran and his time stood for more than 25 years.

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