Rudolph John Haluza (July 5, 1931 – September 27, 2021) was an American racewalker who competed in the 1960 Summer Olympics and in the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1] Haluza competed in two Olympics in the 20 km walk, placing 24th in 1960 and almost winning a medal in 1968 when he finished fourth.[2] He was born in Middletown, New York.[3] He grew up in Queens and after college entered the Air Force and became a pilot for United Airlines.


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  2. ^ "Olympedia – Rudy Haluza". Retrieved December 13, 2023.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Rudy Haluza". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved May 16, 2015.