George Kerr

1937 - 2012

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George Ezekiel Kerr (16 October 1937 – 15 June 2012) was a Jamaican athlete who competed in the 400 and 800 metres. He competed for the British West Indies at the 1960 Summer Olympics, where he won the bronze medal in the 800 metres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Kerr has received more than 12,867 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. George Kerr is the 979th most popular athlete, the 49th most popular biography from Jamaica and the 8th most popular Jamaican Athlete.

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Among athletes, George Kerr ranks 979 out of 6,025Before him are Hadi Choopan, Hugo Simon, Mikhail Krivonosov, Émile Fisseux, Lajos Gönczy, and Andreas Cervin. After him are Valeri Vasiliev, Helga Seidler, Guy Drut, Philip Waruinge, Ragnar Malm, and Dieter Krause.

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Among people born in 1937, George Kerr ranks 418Before him are David Margulies, Francesco Janich, Claes Andersson, Pentti Saarikoski, Edward Ruscha, and Duane Jones. After him are Carlo Mattrel, Todd Armstrong, Claude Allègre, Wilbur Ross, J. Bernlef, and Umyar Mavlikhanov. Among people deceased in 2012, George Kerr ranks 344Before him are Art Larsen, Chad Everett, José Guardiola, Brigitte Engerer, Jerzy Kulej, and Leon Schlumpf. After him are Jaime Graça, Valeri Vasiliev, Mehdi Hassan, J. Bernlef, Patrick Moore, and Oswaldo Payá.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, George Kerr ranks 49 out of 189Before him are Bilal Philips (1947), Yellowman (1956), Leonard Howell (1898), Horace Andy (1951), Michael Manley (1924), and Jacob Miller (1952). After him are Linton Kwesi Johnson (1952), Lennox Miller (1946), Claude McKay (1889), Yohan Blake (1989), Louise Bennett-Coverley (1919), and Arthur Wint (1920).

Among ATHLETES In Jamaica

Among athletes born in Jamaica, George Kerr ranks 8Before him are Ben Johnson (1961), Merlene Ottey (1960), Asafa Powell (1982), Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1986), George Rhoden (1926), and Don Quarrie (1951). After him are Lennox Miller (1946), Yohan Blake (1989), Arthur Wint (1920), Shawn Rhoden (1975), Herb McKenley (1922), and Linford Christie (1960).