Carlos Lopes

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Carlos Alberto de Sousa Lopes, GCIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaɾluʃ ˈlɔpɨʃ], born 18 February 1947) is a Portuguese former long-distance runner. He won the marathon at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, becoming Portugal's first Olympic gold medalist and setting an Olympic record for the event.In 1985, Lopes set the marathon world record at 2:07:12 at the Rotterdam Marathon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Lopes has received more than 133,534 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Carlos Lopes is the 137th most popular athlete (down from 116th in 2019), the 3,866th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,218th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Carlos Lopes ranks 137 out of 3,055Before him are Frank Jarvis, Pyotr Bolotnikov, Gisela Mauermayer, Peter Snell, Volodymyr Holubnychy, and Alfred Schmidt. After him are Olga Fikotová, Galina Chistyakova, Johan Grøttumsbråten, Lee Haney, Gunnar Höckert, and Yevgeny Grishin.

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Among people born in 1947, Carlos Lopes ranks 237Before him are Pascal Lamy, Orlan, Anwar Ibrahim, Ray Wise, Uli Edel, and Mario Aurelio Poli. After him are Sogyal Rinpoche, Jioji Konrote, Deniz Gezmiş, Michel Berger, Joe Walsh, and Peter Strauss.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carlos Lopes ranks 3,866 out of 15,968Before him are Ray Wise (1947), Friz Freleng (1906), Mehmet Oz (1960), Seann William Scott (1976), James Turrell (1943), and Richard C. Tolman (1881). After him are Tony Goldwyn (1960), Eric Dane (1972), Virginia Madsen (1961), John Perkins (1945), Mike Porcaro (1955), and Vince Gilligan (1967).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Carlos Lopes ranks 36Before him are Harrison Dillard (1923), Donald Lippincott (1893), John Carlos (1945), Johnny Hayes (1886), William Hoyt (1875), and Frank Jarvis (1878). After him are Lee Haney (1959), Michael Johnson (1967), Charles Dvorak (1878), Bob King (1906), Platt Adams (1885), and Walter Tewksbury (1876).