Butch Reynolds

1964 - Today

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Harry Lee Reynolds Jr. (born June 8, 1964), commonly known as Butch Reynolds, is an American former track and field athlete who competed in the 400 meter dash. He held the world record for the event for 11 years 9 days with his personal best time of 43.29 seconds set in 1988. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Butch Reynolds has received more than 193,814 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Butch Reynolds is the 1,559th most popular athlete (up from 1,599th in 2019), the 9,931st most popular biography from United States (up from 11,241st in 2019) and the 273rd most popular American Athlete.

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  • 190k

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  • 43.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among athletes, Butch Reynolds ranks 1,559 out of 6,025Before him are Lillian Board, Erich Herrmann, Hanns Kilian, James Wilson, Klaus Reichert, and Sandra Perković. After him are William Dickey, Mór Kóczán, Herbert Adamski, Léon Moreaux, Stan Vickers, and Rita Achkina.

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Among people born in 1964, Butch Reynolds ranks 389Before him are Oleh Skrypka, Otmar Szafnauer, Johan Bruyneel, Luboš Kubík, Ernst Vettori, and Ken Shamrock. After him are Franco Ballerini, Jim Lee, Rex Brown, Andy Rourke, Erika Buenfil, and Uwe Ampler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Butch Reynolds ranks 9,931 out of 20,380Before him are Jason David Frank (1973), Lucas Black (1982), Kerry Von Erich (1960), Ken Shamrock (1964), Nick Stahl (1979), and Steve Coleman (1956). After him are William Dickey (1874), Andres Serrano (1950), George Amick (1924), Janine Lindemulder (1968), Judith Curry (1953), and Robert F. Overmyer (1936).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Butch Reynolds ranks 273Before him are Jerome Biffle (1928), Frederick Sheffield (1902), Dorothy Poynton-Hill (1915), Carl Kaufmann (1936), Valerie Brisco-Hooks (1960), and Marjorie Gestring (1922). After him are William Dickey (1874), Frank Waller (1884), Lou Jones (1932), William Fields (1929), Ollan Cassell (1937), and Bob Hayes (1942).