|Full name||Ronald John Freeman III|
|Born||June 12, 1947 (age 75)|
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 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.
Raised in Elizabeth, Freeman attended Thomas Jefferson High School.
In August 2017, Freeman received the Athletes in Excellence Award from The Foundation for Global Sports Development in recognition of his community service efforts and work with youth.