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 4,364 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Clarence Walker is the 693rd most popular athlete, the 122nd most popular biography from South Africa and the 6th most popular South African Athlete.

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Among athletes, Clarence Walker ranks 693 out of 3,055Before him are Berit Mørdre, Murray Halberg, Manuel Estiarte, Jean Boiteux, Kaarlo Kangasniemi, and Alexander Tikhonov. After him are Tyson Gay, Arthur Tell Schwab, Nadezhda Olizarenko, Louis Clarke, Jüri Tamm, and Dainis Kūla.

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Among people born in 1898, Clarence Walker ranks 215Before him are Maryse Bastié, Constance Talmadge, Gregor Wentzel, Chesty Puller, Charlotte Moore Sitterly, and Gertrude Lawrence. After him are Vilho Lampi, Maria Klenova, Lee Garmes, Owen Barfield, Jadwiga Smosarska, and Konstantinos Dovas. Among people deceased in 1957, Clarence Walker ranks 172Before him are Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, Ken Wharton, Robert Esnault-Pelterie, Edith Abbott, Bernard Knubel, and Roger Vercel. After him are Hjalmar Johansson, Jack Butler Yeats, Grigory Landsberg, José Patricio Guggiari, James M. Cox, and Julia Morgan.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Clarence Walker ranks 122 out of 312Before him are Sid Atkinson (1901), William Kentridge (1955), Cariba Heine (1988), Yolandi Visser (1984), Elisabeth Eybers (1915), and Francois Pienaar (1967). After him are Kevin Curren (1958), Karel Schoeman (1939), Candice Swanepoel (1988), David Carstens (1914), Ahmed Kathrada (1929), and Austin Stevens (1950).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Clarence Walker ranks 6Before him are Esther Brand (1922), Reggie Walker (1889), Bevil Rudd (1894), Oscar Pistorius (1986), and Sid Atkinson (1901). After him are Caster Semenya (1991), Lillian Board (1948), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Zola Budd (1966), Josia Thugwane (1971), and Elana Meyer (1966).