Ashworth won a gold medal at the 1964 Olympic Games, running
second leg of the United States’ 4 x 100
Relay Team with Paul Drayton, Dick
Stebbins, and Bob Hayes. The victory
set a new World record for the event—39.0.
In 1961, Ashworth’s 6.1 mark tied
the World record in the 60-Yard Dash.
He set the World record for 100 Yards,
9.4, in 1962, and matched it again in
The Dartmouth College sprinter
was ranked seventh indoors in the
World in 1963 and eighth outdoors in
1964 in 100 Yards and 100 Meters distances.