Clarke Scholes

1930 - 2010

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Clarke Currie Scholes (November 25, 1930 – February 5, 2010) was an American competition swimmer and Olympic champion. Scholes was awarded the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. His posted time of 57.4 seconds for the event matched that of fellow competitor Hiroshi Suzuki of Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clarke Scholes has received more than 17,824 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Clarke Scholes is the 26th most popular swimmer (up from 27th in 2019), the 6,434th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,173rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Clarke Scholes ranks 26 out of 392Before him are Galina Prozumenshchikova, Alexander Popov, Greta Andersen, George Hodgson, George Kojac, and Ferenc Csik. After him are Shigeo Arai, Helene Madison, Đurđica Bjedov, Hilde Schrader, Frederick Lane, and Matt Biondi.

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Among people born in 1930, Clarke Scholes ranks 364Before him are Federico Vairo, Aleksandar Matanović, Owen Garriott, Cristóbal Halffter, Theodore Freeman, and John Romita Sr.. After him are Heinz Kubsch, Michael J. Adams, Aureliano Bolognesi, Frances Sternhagen, Prawitz Öberg, and Giorgio Ghezzi. Among people deceased in 2010, Clarke Scholes ranks 260Before him are Edoardo Sanguineti, Harry Vos, Federico Vairo, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, Walter Rudin, and Vladimir Maslachenko. After him are Guy Lapébie, Pedro Dellacha, Audouin Dollfus, Dario Mangiarotti, Werner Krämer, and Jyoti Basu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clarke Scholes ranks 6,434 out of 15,968Before him are Anne Osborn Krueger (1934), Stoya (1986), Bernadette Peters (1948), John Hammond (1910), John Romita Sr. (1930), and Catharine MacKinnon (1946). After him are Archie Williams (1915), Cam Gigandet (1982), Mike Patton (1968), Alan Ruck (1956), Tay Garnett (1894), and Margaret Osborne duPont (1918).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Clarke Scholes ranks 10Before him are Gertrude Ederle (1905), Don Schollander (1946), Ann Curtis (1926), Ethelda Bleibtrey (1902), Charles Daniels (1885), and George Kojac (1910). After him are Helene Madison (1913), Matt Biondi (1965), Bill Smith (1924), Aileen Riggin (1906), Albina Osipowich (1911), and Ford Konno (1933).