Barbara Jones

1937 - Today

Photo of Barbara Jones

Icon of person Barbara Jones

Barbara Pearl Jones (later Slater, born March 26, 1937) is a retired American sprinter. She was part of the 4 × 100 m relay teams that won gold medals at the 1952 and 1960 Olympics and at the 1955 and 1959 Pan American Games. At the 1952 Olympics she became the youngest woman to win an Olympic gold medal in athletics, aged 15 years 123 days. She later became a member of the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Jones has received more than 18,411 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Barbara Jones is the 148th most popular athlete (up from 466th in 2019), the 3,595th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,465th in 2019) and the 38th most popular American Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 18k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Barbara Jones by language

Over the past year Barbara Jones has had the most page views in the with 1,346 views, followed by German (863), and French (765). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (75.82%), Finnish (54.62%), and Slovenian (47.02%)


Among athletes, Barbara Jones ranks 148 out of 6,025Before her are Bernhard Lehmann, Ewa Kłobukowska, Jüri Lossmann, Naoto Tajima, Angela Voigt, and Berit Mørdre. After her are Ole Ellefsæter, Myer Prinstein, Roger Bannister, Robert Hennet, Ken McArthur, and Naim Süleymanoğlu.

Most Popular Athletes in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1937, Barbara Jones ranks 213Before her are Chris Bristow, André Glucksmann, Tom Courtenay, Luciano Moggi, Marcian Hoff, and Joe Viterelli. After her are Édith Scob, Barbara Steele, Lluís Martínez Sistach, Tomas Venclova, Tom Stoppard, and Klim Churyumov.

Others Born in 1937

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Jones ranks 3,595 out of 20,380Before her are Richard Williams (1942), Sally Hemings (1773), Peter Strauss (1947), Barry Manilow (1943), Frank Caprio (1936), and Adam Baldwin (1962). After her are Peter MacNicol (1954), Allen J. Bard (1933), Ben Hecht (1893), Bob Barker (1923), Robert Ford (1862), and George Speck (1824).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Barbara Jones ranks 38Before her are Frank Jarvis (1878), Edwin Moses (1955), Thomas Curtis (1873), Sherm Clark (1899), Jim Thorpe (1887), and Harrison Dillard (1923). After her are John Carlos (1945), Carlos Lopes (1947), Ralph Craig (1889), James Quinn (1906), Jay Cutler (1973), and Parry O'Brien (1932).