Betty Cuthbert

1938 - 2017

Betty Cuthbert

Elizabeth Alyse Cuthbert, (20 April 1938 – 6 August 2017) was an Australian athlete and a fourfold Olympic champion. She was nicknamed Australia's "Golden Girl". During her career, she set world records for 60 metres, 100 yards, 200 metres, 220 yards and 440 yards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Betty Cuthbert has received more than 209,644 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 283rd most popular athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 210k

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  • 47.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Betty Cuthbert ranks 285 out of 2,090Before her are Lillian Copeland, Asafa Powell, Eero Lehtonen, John Ljunggren, Hans Günter Winkler, and Jay Cutler. After her are John Rimmer, Lina Radke, Ioannis Persakis, Sergey Litvinov, Vyacheslav Ivanov, and Teresa Ciepły.

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Among people born in 1938, Betty Cuthbert ranks 263Before her are Bahram Beyzai, Victor Buono, Lindsay Kemp, Toini Gustafsson, Theo-Ben Gurirab, and Prince Buster. After her are Aristide Guarneri, Viktor Kosichkin, Tang Jiaxuan, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Theodoros Pangalos, and Alan Dershowitz. Among people deceased in 2017, Betty Cuthbert ranks 259Before her are Daniil Granin, Ricardo Piglia, Jiří Bělohlávek, Larry Coryell, Victor Lanoux, and Alois Mock. After her are András Kovács, Ezio Pascutti, Carlos Humberto Romero, Amotz Zahavi, Marco Coll, and Vitaly Churkin.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Betty Cuthbert ranks 119 out of 575Before her are Malcolm Turnbull (1954), Julian McMahon (1968), Robert Menzies (1894), Portia de Rossi (1973), Baz Luhrmann (1962), and Anthony LaPaglia (1959). After her are Joel Edgerton (1974), Phillip Noyce (1950), Terence Tao (1975), Rose Byrne (1979), Rebel Wilson (1980), and Russell Mulcahy (1953).

Among ATHLETES In Australia

Among athletes born in Australia, Betty Cuthbert ranks 3Before her are Peter Norman (1942) and Ron Clarke (1937). After her are Shirley Strickland (1925), Herb Elliott (1938), Cathy Freeman (1973), Marjorie Jackson-Nelson (1931), John Landy (1930), Andrew Hoy (1959), Kate Allen (1970), Robert de Castella (null), and Steve Hooker (1982).