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Alastair McCorquodale

1925 - 2009

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Alastair McCorquodale (5 December 1925 – 27 February 2009) was a British athlete and cricketer.McCorquodale was educated at Harrow where he opened the bowling for the 1st XI in the 1948 Eton v Harrow match at Lord's. He represented Britain in Athletics at the 1948 Olympic Games in London. He was denied a bronze medal in the 100m final by a photo finish, but won a silver medal in the 4 × 100 m relay. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alastair McCorquodale has received more than 73,305 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alastair McCorquodale is the 2,072nd most popular athlete, the 6,079th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 72nd most popular British Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Alastair McCorquodale ranks 2,072 out of 3,059Before him are Siegfried Wentz, Jolanda Čeplak, Patrícia Mamona, Robert Hedin, Reese Hoffa, and Bohdan Bondarenko. After him are Tagir Khaybulaev, Vita Semerenko, Anna Gasser, Alex Schwazer, Jenny Lamy, and Marcin Lewandowski.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Alastair McCorquodale ranks 480Before him are Nat Hentoff, Eddie Baily, Ebrahim Alkazi, John Tower, Geraldine Brooks, and Dale Bumpers. After him are Maryon Pittman Allen and Elena Verdugo. Among people deceased in 2009, Alastair McCorquodale ranks 370Before him are Anastasia Baburova, Antonio de Nigris, Cahal Daly, Vic Chesnutt, Paula Hawkins, and Giovanni Parisi. After him are Karine Ruby, Abrar Alvi, Andrei Yevgenyevich Ivanov, Henry Surtees, Test, and Fernando Cornejo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alastair McCorquodale ranks 6,079 out of 7,765Before him are Sara Ahmed (1969), Jameela Jamil (1986), David Gray (1968), Nick Pope (1992), Jonjo Shelvey (1992), and Dora Bryan (1923). After him are Ed Stoppard (1974), Dean Saunders (1964), Tim Rice-Oxley (1976), Zoie Palmer (1977), Mark King (1974), and Squarepusher (1975).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, Alastair McCorquodale ranks 72Before him are David Hemery (1944), Sonia Robertson (1947), June Foulds (1934), Shirley Cawley (1932), Tom Daley (1994), and Paul Nihill (1939). After him are Sandra Chick (1947), Dorothy Hyman (1941), Derek Redmond (1965), Sheila Sherwood (1945), John Disley (1928), and Sarah Stevenson (1983).