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Bob Richards

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Robert Eugene Richards (born February 20, 1926) is an American retired athlete, minister, and politician. He made three U.S. Olympic Teams in two events: the 1948, 1952, and 1956 Summer Olympics as a pole vaulter and as a decathlete in 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Richards has received more than 144,436 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Bob Richards is the 1,009th most popular athlete (down from 722nd in 2019), the 10,381st most popular biography from United States (down from 8,189th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular American Athlete.

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  • 22

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  • 2.17

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  • 3.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Bob Richards ranks 1,009 out of 3,055Before him are Horace Ashenfelter, Claudia Losch, Helga Seidler, Kílian Jornet Burgada, Ivan Tsikhan, and Caster Semenya. After him are Sabine Busch, Daniel Bautista, Haruki Uemura, Barney Ewell, Richard Allen, and Uschi Disl.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Bob Richards ranks 407Before him are Audrey Williamson, Lionel Jeffries, Thomas Starzl, Valentin Kuzin, J. P. Donleavy, and Bob Sweikert. After him are June Haver, Hazel Court, Ray Price, Yash Pal, Alex Groza, and Jane Withers.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Richards ranks 10,381 out of 15,968Before him are Bernard King (1956), Taryn Manning (1978), Percy Lavon Julian (1899), Austin Butler (1991), John M. Fabian (1939), and Cheryl Hines (1965). After him are Marisa Miller (1978), Kay Bailey Hutchison (1943), June Haver (1926), Ellen Ochoa (1958), Lee Garlington (1953), and Shannyn Sossamon (1978).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Bob Richards ranks 222Before him are Bill Toomey (1939), William Stevenson (1900), Frank Hussey (1905), Charles Moore (1929), Alan Helffrich (1900), and Horace Ashenfelter (1923). After him are Barney Ewell (1918), Joan Benoit (1957), Wilbur Thompson (1921), John Taylor (1883), Norvel Lee (1924), and Jim Bausch (1906).