|Full name||Ronald John Freeman, III|
|Born||June 12, 1947 (age 70)
Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|Club||Arizona State Sun Devils, Phoenix|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||220 yd – 21.2 (1963)
400 m – 44.41 (1968)
880 yd – 1:50.4 (1968)
Ronald John "Ron" Freeman, III (born June 12, 1947 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American former athlete. At the 1968 Summer Olympics Freeman won a gold medal in the 4×400 m relay and a bronze medal in the 400 meters. Freeman ran the second leg on the American 4×400 m relay team, which won the gold medal with a new world record of 2.56.16. His relay leg time (43.2s) was the fastest 4x400 meter relay leg ever run and his time stood for more than 25 years.
- Freeman ran the fastest 400 meter relay leg in the history of the Olympic Games which stood for more than 25 years.
- "Ron Freeman". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- "Ten Athletes Selected to Receive The Foundation for Global Sports Development's 2017 Athletes in Excellence Award". aroundtherings.com. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
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