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Hector Dyer

1910 - 1990

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Hector ("Hec") Monroe Dyer (June 2, 1910 – May 19, 1990) was an American athlete, winner of a gold medal in 4 × 100 m relay at the 1932 Summer Olympics. Born in Los Angeles, Hector Dyer enrolled at the Stanford University and won the IC4A championships in 220 yd (200 m) in 1930. During the 1932 Olympic trials, Dyer tied the world record of 10.4 in the 100-meter dash. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hector Dyer has received more than 18,389 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hector Dyer is the 1,384th most popular athlete (down from 935th in 2019), the 10,607th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,891st in 2019) and the 270th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Hector Dyer ranks 1,384 out of 3,059Before him are Charles Marion, Tadeusz Rut, Steinar Amundsen, Jan Kowalczyk, Stefano Baldini, and Lutz Dombrowski. After him are Heinz Ulzheimer, Su Bingtian, Hayley Wickenheiser, Viktor Mamatov, Radion Gataullin, and Jakov Fak.

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Among people born in 1910, Hector Dyer ranks 342Before him are József Várszegi, David Lack, Ilona Massey, Charles Olson, Margaret Lindsay, and Irene Sharaff. After him are Govan Mbeki, Kitty Carlisle, Károly Takács, Constance Cummings, Steven S. DeKnight, and Vere Bird. Among people deceased in 1990, Hector Dyer ranks 271Before him are Charles Farrell, Jimmy Van Heusen, Walker Percy, Andrew Wood, V. Shantaram, and Alice Marble. After him are Alan Hale Jr., Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan, Elizabeth Allan, Dorothy Mackaill, Arthur Goldberg, and Hugh Foot, Baron Caradon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hector Dyer ranks 10,607 out of 18,182Before him are Margaret Lindsay (1910), Josh Charles (1971), Matt McCoy (1958), Erin Moran (1960), Mike Bryan (1978), and Irene Sharaff (1910). After him are Virginia Valli (1895), Tom Scholz (1947), Beth Ditto (1981), Jerry Pournelle (1933), Caleb Cushing (1800), and Dot Jones (1964).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Hector Dyer ranks 270Before him are Frank Hussey (1905), Tom Courtney (1933), Randy Matson (1945), Wesley Coe (1879), John Woodruff (1915), and George Simpson (1908). After him are Earl Eby (1894), Foy Draper (1911), Jim Ryun (1947), Larry Black (1951), Charles Dumas (1937), and Bill Toomey (1939).