Hal Connolly

1931 - 2010

Hal Connolly

Harold Vincent "Hal" Connolly (August 1, 1931 – August 18, 2010) was an American athlete and hammer thrower from Somerville, Massachusetts. He won a gold medal in the hammer throw at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. Connolly became the first American to throw hammer more than 200 feet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hal Connolly has received more than 40,331 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 496th most popular athlete.

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  • 42.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Hal Connolly ranks 499 out of 2,090Before him are Olha Bryzhina, Pat O'Callaghan, Pertti Karppinen, Kevin Young, Veniamin Soldatenko, and Wyomia Tyus. After him are Nadezhda Tkachenko, Helena Fibingerová, Bob Hayes, Werner Günthör, Virgilijus Alekna, and Pierre Trentin.

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Among people born in 1931, Hal Connolly ranks 302Before him are Gustav-Adolf Schur, Della Reese, Vasily Rudenkov, Chiharu Igaya, Gianuario Carta, and Zaur Kaloev. After him are Dana Wynter, Norman Mineta, John Norman, Elliott Belgrave, Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, and Gordon Pirie. Among people deceased in 2010, Hal Connolly ranks 258Before him are Ed Roberts, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, Guru, Alex Higgins, James MacArthur, and Philippe Séguin. After him are Janusz Zakrzeński, Abel Muzorewa, Loris Kessel, Marc Bazin, Kathryn Grayson, and Jorge González.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hal Connolly ranks 6,354 out of 12,171Before him are William R. Day (1849), Ron Livingston (1967), Trent Reznor (1965), Wyomia Tyus (1945), Dave Farrell (1977), and John Ratzenberger (1947). After him are Richard Mulligan (1932), Charisma Carpenter (1970), Stoya (1986), Walter Bahr (1927), Bob Hayes (1942), and George Russell (1923).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Hal Connolly ranks 99Before him are Cornelius Johnson (1913), John Anderson (1907), Dexter Jackson (1969), Jack Shea (1910), Kevin Young (1966), and Wyomia Tyus (1945). After him are Bob Hayes (1942), Maurice Greene (1974), Morgan Taylor (1903), Randy Barnes (1966), Pat McCormick (1930), and Mike Larrabee (1933).