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Frantz Kruger

1975 - Today

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Frantz Kruger (born 22 May 1975 in Kempton Park, South Africa) is a South African born Finnish discus thrower who won the Olympic bronze medal in 2000. He is also a double African champion. His personal best throw of 70.32 metres, achieved in May 2002 in Salon-de-Provence, is the current African record.He was married to Finnish former triple jumper Heli Koivula Kruger (divorced 2016), and received Finnish citizenship in 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frantz Kruger has received more than 42,006 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Frantz Kruger is the 2,561st most popular athlete (down from 1,870th in 2019), the 260th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 233rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular South African Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Frantz Kruger ranks 2,561 out of 3,059Before him are Chandra Cheeseborough, Nikolay Bukhalov, Vítězslav Veselý, Maxie Parks, Peter Rono, and Patricia Girard. After him are Mélina Robert-Michon, Samia Yusuf Omar, Jakob Schubert, Gong Lijiao, Eva Lund, and Eric Verdonk.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1975, Frantz Kruger ranks 662Before him are Rossana de los Ríos, Salvatore Sanzo, David Moncoutié, Jim Bridenstine, Denis Marconato, and Roberto Colombo. After him are Erben Wennemars, Spasoje Bulajič, Zafer Özgültekin, Dan Ito, Mindaugas Žukauskas, and Shuhei Terada.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Frantz Kruger ranks 260 out of 374Before him are Greg Minnaar (1981), Zozibini Tunzi (1993), Justine Waddell (1976), Joost van der Westhuizen (1971), Josia Thugwane (1971), and Delron Buckley (1977). After him are Eudy Simelane (1977), Lloyd Harris (1997), Kelsey-Lee Barber (1991), Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980), Justin Gabriel (1981), and Jodi Balfour (1987).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Frantz Kruger ranks 15Before him are Lawrence Stevens (1913), Clarence Walker (1898), Lillian Board (1948), Zola Budd (1966), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), and Josia Thugwane (1971). After him are Kelsey-Lee Barber (1991), Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980), Elana Meyer (1966), Hestrie Cloete (1978), Luvo Manyonga (1991), and Akani Simbine (1993).