ATHLETE

Ben Jipcho

1943 - 2020

Photo of Ben Jipcho

Icon of person Ben Jipcho

Benjamin Wabura Jipcho (1 March 1943 – 24 July 2020) was a track and field athlete from Kenya, who won the silver medal in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1972 Summer Olympics, behind teammate Kipchoge Keino. Jipcho won the 5000 metres race in the 1973 All-Africa Games. He also won the gold medal in the 5000 m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Jipcho has received more than 46,242 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Ben Jipcho is the 2,151st most popular athlete (down from 1,501st in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Kenya (down from 30th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Kenyan Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 46k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ben Jipchos by language

Over the past year Ben Jipcho has had the most page views in the with 4,952 views, followed by German (738), and French (672). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (42.86%), Persian (34.86%), and Hungarian (33.08%)

Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Ben Jipcho ranks 2,151 out of 6,025Before him are Mayumi Aoki, Charles Thias, Costică Dafinoiu, Bruce Harlan, Teja Gregorin, and Diane Williams. After him are Maryvonne Dupureur, Karl Schnabl, Aldo Montano, John Taylor, Viktor An, and Ulrike Bruns.

Most Popular Athletes in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Ben Jipcho ranks 666Before him are Bruce Weitz, Zdravko Hebel, Steve Clark, Janet Evanovich, John McEnery, and Tamás Kovács. After him are Bill Gosper, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Wolfgang Scheidel, Ramiro Navarro, Bill Bowrey, and Luis Regueiro. Among people deceased in 2020, Ben Jipcho ranks 724Before him are Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, Alfredo Lim, Imre Farkas, Bucky Pizzarelli, Michael McClure, and Luke Harper. After him are James Lipton, Frank Press, Annie Ross, Rupert Hine, Narinder Singh Kapany, and Arnold Wolfendale.

Others Born in 1943

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2020

Go to all Rankings

In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Ben Jipcho ranks 35 out of 150Before him are Benjamin Kogo (1944), Munyoro Nyamau (1942), Brimin Kipruto (1985), Kelvin Kiptum (1999), Daniel Rudisha (1945), and Wilson Kiprugut (1938). After him are Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), Mike Boit (1949), Moses Kiptanui (1970), John Ngugi (1962), David Rudisha (1988), and Samuel Wanjiru (1986).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Ben Jipcho ranks 16Before him are Benjamin Kogo (1944), Munyoro Nyamau (1942), Brimin Kipruto (1985), Kelvin Kiptum (1999), Daniel Rudisha (1945), and Wilson Kiprugut (1938). After him are Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), Mike Boit (1949), Moses Kiptanui (1970), John Ngugi (1962), David Rudisha (1988), and Samuel Wanjiru (1986).