Ben Johnson

1961 - Today

Ben Johnson

Benjamin Sinclair Johnson, (born December 30, 1961) is a Jamaican-born Canadian former sprinter, who was disqualified for doping after finishing third in two Olympic races and two consecutive 100 metres finishes under the world record time at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics and the 1988 Summer Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Johnson has received more than 131,042 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES, Ben Johnson ranks 32 out of 2,090Before him are Jüri Lossmann, Javier Sotomayor, Alvin Kraenzlein, Marita Koch, Eric Liddell, and Jan Železný. After him are Vasily Alekseyev, Dorando Pietri, Tommie Smith, Al Oerter, Nedo Nadi, and Aladár Gerevich.

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Among people born in 1961, Ben Johnson ranks 43Before him are Billy Ray Cyrus, Mylène Farmer, Enzo Francescoli, Iain Glen, Andoni Zubizarreta, and Danny Blind. After him are António Costa, Arnaldur Indriðason, Boy George, Wade Williams, Tite, and James Gandolfini.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Ben Johnson ranks 9 out of 98Before him are Grace Jones (1948), Usain Bolt (1986), Peter Tosh (1944), Stuart Hall (1932), Marcus Garvey (1887), and Jimmy Cliff (1948). After him are Lee "Scratch" Perry (1936), Liz Mitchell (1952), Trevor Berbick (1954), Sean Paul (1973), Desmond Dekker (1941), and Max Romeo (1944).