|Full name||Ronald John Freeman, III|
June 12, 1947 (age 71)|
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|
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.
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