Harrison Dillard

1923 - 2019

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William Harrison "Bones" Dillard (July 8, 1923 – November 15, 2019) was an American track and field athlete, who is the only male in the history of the Olympic Games to win gold in both the 100 meter (sprints) and the 110 meter hurdles, making him the “World’s Fastest Man” in 1948 and the “World’s Fastest Hurdler” in 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harrison Dillard has received more than 101,594 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Harrison Dillard is the 104th most popular athlete (up from 181st in 2019), the 3,397th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,730th in 2019) and the 30th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Harrison Dillard ranks 104 out of 3,055Before him are Harold Abrahams, Charilaos Vasilakos, Yelena Isinbayeva, Betty Robinson, Ralph Craig, and Lia Manoliu. After him are Donald Lippincott, John Carlos, Viggo Jensen, Haile Gebrselassie, Irena Szewińska, and György Kárpáti.

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Among people born in 1923, Harrison Dillard ranks 161Before him are Faas Wilkes, Loriot, Yuriko, Princess Mikasa, Dimitrios Ioannidis, Carl Djerassi, and Jozef Lenárt. After him are Shoshana Damari, René Favaloro, Constantin Dăscălescu, Pahiño, V. C. Andrews, and Gerard Reve. Among people deceased in 2019, Harrison Dillard ranks 162Before him are Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Waldo Machado, Jörg Demus, France-Albert René, Hussain Muhammad Ershad, and Édith Scob. After him are David Hedison, Mark Hollis, Paul Volcker, Katherine Helmond, Michael Gielen, and Edith González.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harrison Dillard ranks 3,397 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Jordan (1937), James Pickens Jr. (1954), James Jesus Angleton (1917), Louis Leon Thurstone (1887), Richard Beymer (1938), and Harris Yulin (1937). After him are Mario Cuomo (1932), Anne Archer (1947), Brett Cullen (1956), Donald Lippincott (1893), James Marsden (1973), and Harry Harlow (1905).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Harrison Dillard ranks 30Before him are Jim Thorpe (1887), Thomas Curtis (1873), Frederick Lorz (1884), Jim Hines (1946), Betty Robinson (1911), and Ralph Craig (1889). After him are Donald Lippincott (1893), John Carlos (1945), Johnny Hayes (1886), William Hoyt (1875), Frank Jarvis (1878), and Carlos Lopes (1947).