Chris Brasher

1928 - 2003

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Christopher William Brasher CBE (21 August 1928 – 28 February 2003) was a British track and field athlete, sports journalist and co-founder of the London Marathon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Brasher has received more than 121,444 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Chris Brasher is the 1,425th most popular athlete (down from 924th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Guyana and the 2nd most popular Guyanese Athlete.

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  • 120k

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  • 48.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Chris Brasher ranks 1,425 out of 3,055Before her are Geir Moen, Sergei Tchepikov, Michael Frater, Svetlana Paramygina, Peter Holmberg, and Vladimir Krylov. After her are Aksana Miankova, Carmelita Jeter, Andrey Silnov, Taoufik Makhloufi, Tegla Loroupe, and Billy Konchellah.

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Among people born in 1928, Chris Brasher ranks 448Before her are Udham Singh, Philip Levine, Albert Brewer, Jimmy Hill, Salvador Laurel, and John Ingle.  Among people deceased in 2003, Chris Brasher ranks 275Before her are Slim Dusty, Shawn Lane, Johnny Boyd, Nell Carter, Juha Tiainen, and Koji Kondo. After her is Rod Roddy.

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In Guyana

Among people born in Guyana, Chris Brasher ranks 16 out of 19Before her are Donald Ramotar (1950), Desmond Hoyte (1929), Walter Rodney (1942), Phil Edwards (1907), Bharrat Jagdeo (1964), and Ezekiel Jackson (1978). After her are Letitia Wright (1993), Mark McKoy (1961), and Irfaan Ali (1980).

Among ATHLETES In Guyana

Among athletes born in Guyana, Chris Brasher ranks 2Before her are Phil Edwards (1907). After her are Mark McKoy (1961).