Don Quarrie

1951 - Today

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Donald O'Riley Quarrie CD (born 25 February 1951) is a Jamaican former track and field athlete, one of the world's top sprinters during the 1970s. At the 1976 Summer Olympics he was the gold medallist in the Olympic 200 meters and silver medallist in the Olympic 100 meters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Quarrie has received more than 176,060 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Don Quarrie is the 680th most popular athlete (down from 554th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Jamaica and the 7th most popular Jamaican Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Don Quarries by language

Over the past year Don Quarrie has had the most page views in the with 18,174 views, followed by Italian (2,512), and Japanese (1,943). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (53.73%), Finnish (42.05%), and Spanish (24.45%)


Among athletes, Don Quarrie ranks 680 out of 6,025Before him are Bärbel Wöckel, Harriet Bland, Hartmut Briesenick, Siiri Rantanen, Ingrid Becker, and Gheorghe Berceanu. After him are Viljo Heino, Mykola Avilov, Bengt Eriksson, Gjermund Eggen, Hugh Anderson, and Bevil Rudd.

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Among people born in 1951, Don Quarrie ranks 354Before him are Kim Manners, Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, Miguel Sandoval, Phil Neal, Gary Rossington, and Marvin Heemeyer. After him are Marsha Ivins, Andranik Eskandarian, Hans-Jürgen Dörner, Donato Bilancia, Andris Bērziņš, and Luc Ferry.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Don Quarrie ranks 37 out of 189Before him are John Barnes (1963), Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1986), George Rhoden (1926), Portia Simpson-Miller (1945), Raheem Sterling (1994), and Monty Alexander (1944). After him are Carl Douglas (1942), King Tubby (1941), Errol Brown (1948), Ziggy Marley (1968), Gregory Isaacs (1951), and Bilal Philips (1947).

Among ATHLETES In Jamaica

Among athletes born in Jamaica, Don Quarrie ranks 7Before him are Usain Bolt (1986), Ben Johnson (1961), Merlene Ottey (1960), Asafa Powell (1982), Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1986), and George Rhoden (1926). After him are George Kerr (1937), Lennox Miller (1946), Yohan Blake (1989), Arthur Wint (1920), Shawn Rhoden (1975), and Herb McKenley (1922).