Awards & Winners

Jim Ryun

Date of Birth 29-April-1947
Place of Birth Wichita
(Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States of America, Area code 316)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Politician
James Ronald Ryun is an American former track athlete and politician, who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1996 to 2007, representing the 2nd District in Kansas. In the 2006 election, Ryun was defeated by Democratic challenger Nancy Boyda. He ran again in 2008, but lost in the Republican primary to Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins. Years prior to his political career, Ryun had an athletic career that saw him become a world-class runner and the last American to hold the world record in the mile run. His career was highlighted by many world record times and a silver medal in the 1500 m at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.

Awards by Jim Ryun

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