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Clarence Walker

1898 - 1957

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Clarence Leonard "Sal" Walker (13 December 1898 – 30 April 1957) was a South African bantamweight professional boxer who competed in the early 1920s. He won the gold medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics, defeating Chris Graham in the final. He was born in Port Elizabeth, and died in Roodepoort, Gauteng. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clarence Walker has received more than 5,551 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Clarence Walker is the 1,582nd most popular athlete (down from 692nd in 2019), the 185th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 122nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular South African Athlete.

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Among athletes, Clarence Walker ranks 1,582 out of 3,059Before him are István Szívós, John Mulcahy, Charlie Logg, Tirunesh Dibaba, Vladimír Růžička, and Robert Taylor. After him are Yury Sisikin, Mariya Pinigina, Juha Tiainen, Lars Riedel, Rosa Kellner, and Karl Johan Svensson.

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Among people born in 1898, Clarence Walker ranks 259Before him are Molly Picon, Ludwig Bemelmans, Stephen Vincent Benét, Bedřich Šupčík, Gracie Fields, and Lee Garmes. After him are David Jack, Rod La Rocque, Happy Chandler, Tom Whittaker, William O. Douglas, and George Chandler. Among people deceased in 1957, Clarence Walker ranks 205Before him are William Murrill, Gene Lockhart, Joyce Cary, Hughie Gallacher, Katie Johnson, and Nils Silfverskiöld. After him are Mary Proctor, Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell, Billy Bevan, and Charles King.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Clarence Walker ranks 185 out of 374Before him are Albertina Sisulu (1918), Govan Mbeki (1910), Richard Goldstone (1938), Benni McCarthy (1977), Desiré Wilson (1953), and Lawrence Stevens (1913). After him are Athol Fugard (1932), Bessie Head (1937), Neville Lederle (1938), Siphiwe Tshabalala (1984), Lillian Board (1948), and Ernie Pieterse (1938).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Clarence Walker ranks 10Before him are Sid Atkinson (1901), Bevil Rudd (1894), Marjorie Clark (1909), Caster Semenya (1991), Christian Gitsham (1888), and Lawrence Stevens (1913). After him are Lillian Board (1948), Zola Budd (1966), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Josia Thugwane (1971), Frantz Kruger (1975), and Kelsey-Lee Barber (1991).