Esther Brand

1922 - 2015

Esther Brand

Esther Cornelia Brand (née van Heerden; 29 September 1922 – 20 June 2015) was a South African athlete. She competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics and won a gold medal in the high jump, placing 20th in the discus throw. Brand was ranked world #1 in the high jump in 1940–41 and 1952, #3 in 1951 and #5 in 1939. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Esther Brand has received more than 18,156 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 112th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Esther Brand ranks 113 out of 2,090Before her are Tilly Fleischer, Elmer Niklander, Sebastian Coe, Vladimir Kuts, Vsevolod Bobrov, and William Hoyt. After her are Johan Grøttumsbråten, Roger Bannister, Carlos Lopes, Olga Gyarmati, Ilmari Salminen, and Rosemarie Ackermann.

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Among people born in 1922, Esther Brand ranks 176Before her are Anatoli Papanov, András Hegedüs, Herman Kahn, Sinan Hasani, Vsevolod Bobrov, and Albert Lamorisse. After her are Egon Bahr, Lennart Nilsson, Władysław Bartoszewski, Agustín Gaínza, Jack Klugman, and Juan Carlos Lorenzo. Among people deceased in 2015, Esther Brand ranks 139Before her are Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, Hans Erni, Valentin Rasputin, Elizabeth Wilson, Joshua Fishman, and Hyon Yong-chol. After her are Jeralean Talley, Egon Bahr, Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Tadahiko Ueda, Harald Nielsen, and Władysław Bartoszewski.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Esther Brand ranks 45 out of 220Before her are Arnold Vosloo (1962), Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (1819), Piet Joubert (1834), Dingane kaSenzangakhona (1795), Glynis Johns (1923), and Christiaan de Wet (1854). After her are Marais Viljoen (1915), Mpande kaSenzangakhona (1798), Phil Ramone (1934), Walter Sisulu (1912), Rudolph Lewis (1887), and Eugène Terre'Blanche (1941).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Esther Brand ranks 1After her are Reggie Walker (1889), Bevil Rudd (1894), Oscar Pistorius (1986), Caster Semenya (1991), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Zola Budd (1966), Josia Thugwane (1971), Hestrie Cloete (1978), Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980), Elana Meyer (1966), and Luvo Manyonga (null).