Harry Babcock

1890 - 1965

Harry Babcock

Henry Stoddard "Harry" Babcock (December 15, 1890 – June 5, 1965) was an American pole vaulter who won the gold medal at the 1912 Summer Olympics, setting an Olympic record at 3.95 meters.Babcock started as a long jumper, and only around 1910 changed to the pole vault. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Babcock has received more than 8,948 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 344th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Harry Babcock ranks 345 out of 2,090Before him are Jim Lightbody, Kenenisa Bekele, Vilho Tuulos, Angéla Németh, Marlies Göhr, and Glenn Davis. After him are Glenn Morris, Hans Jacob Nielsen, Frank Foss, Hicham El Guerrouj, Blanka Vlašić, and Ivan Gubijan.

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Among people born in 1890, Harry Babcock ranks 139Before him are Moa Martinson, Lauritz Melchior, Katherine Anne Porter, Harry Hopkins, Vera Inber, and Joseph Helffrich. After him are Ichiya Kumagae, Paul Whiteman, Maurice Genevoix, Armas Taipale, Herbert Marshall, and Jeanne Eagels. Among people deceased in 1965, Harry Babcock ranks 124Before him are Adlai Stevenson II, Johnny Hayes, Edward R. Murrow, David Smith, Urho Castrén, and Reino Kuuskoski. After him are Albert Gutterson, František Langer, Henry Travers, Mae Murray, Constance Bennett, and Harry Porter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harry Babcock ranks 5,045 out of 12,171Before him are Tomas Arana (1955), Rey Mysterio (1974), Connie Booth (1944), John Wesley Powell (1834), Shawn Wayans (1971), and Glenn Davis (1934). After him are Black Kettle (null), Donna Tartt (1963), Ward Bond (1903), Glenn Morris (1912), John Roberts (1955), and John Corbett (1961).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Harry Babcock ranks 69Before him are Mel Sheppard (1883), Henry Carr (1941), Harry Stenqvist (1893), Mel Patton (1924), Jim Lightbody (1882), and Glenn Davis (1934). After him are Glenn Morris (1912), Frank Foss (1895), Albert Gutterson (1887), Lewis Sheldon (1874), Justin Gatlin (1982), and Ted Meredith (1891).