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Florence Griffith Joyner

1959 - 1998

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Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (born Florence Delorez Griffith; December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She set world records in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florence Griffith Joyner has received more than 6,578,889 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Florence Griffith Joyner is the 16th most popular athlete (up from 49th in 2019), the 1,343rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,310th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Athlete.

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  • 47

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  • 5.01

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  • 4.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 16 out of 3,059Before her are Usain Bolt, Luz Long, Ronnie Coleman, Hannes Kolehmainen, Felix Baumgartner, and Dick Fosbury. After her are Yuriy Sedykh, Iolanda Balaș, Stanisława Walasiewicz, Javier Sotomayor, Mike Powell, and Tamara Press.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 29Before her are Luciano Spalletti, Alberto Fernández, John McEnroe, Boris Nemtsov, Mike Pence, and Sam Raimi. After her are Inger Nilsson, Simon Cowell, Ahmet Davutoğlu, Milorad Dodik, Frank Darabont, and Vincent D'Onofrio. Among people deceased in 1998, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 37Before her are Lúcio Costa, Alan J. Pakula, David McClelland, André Weil, Otto Wichterle, and Linda McCartney. After her are Maria Reiche, Derek Barton, Ernst-Günther Schenck, Nelson Goodman, Imi Lichtenfeld, and Lloyd Bridges.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 1,343 out of 18,182Before her are Ron Howard (1954), Holland Taylor (1943), Sondra Locke (1944), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), Edward B. Lewis (1918), and Carl Woese (1928). After her are Harry Harrison (1925), William Standish Knowles (1917), Douglas Osheroff (1945), Robert Curl (1933), Virginia Henderson (1897), and Ben Stiller (1965).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 7Before her are Jesse Owens (1913), Louis Zamperini (1917), Bob Beamon (1946), Carl Lewis (1961), Ronnie Coleman (1964), and Dick Fosbury (1947). After her are Mike Powell (1963), Ray Ewry (1873), Thomas Burke (1875), Larry Scott (1938), Al Oerter (1936), and Frank Zane (1942).