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Ronald Lloyd Zinn
Birth: May 10, 1939
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1965
Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)
Ho Chi Minh Municipality, Vietnam

Army captain and World-Class race walker. Zinn was the AAU champion in the 2-mile race walk for 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964. He participated in the 20,000 meter race walk in the 1960 Olympics, finishing 19th and 1964 Olympics, finishing 6th. He was killed in Vietnam. The USA Track and Field organization has established the Captain Ron Zinn Memorial Award, which is given to outstanding contributors to the field of race walking. (bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) 

Cause of death: killed in combat in Vietnam
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section XXXIV, Row D, Grave 141
 
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Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
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