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Jack Lovelock

1910 - 1949

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John Edward Lovelock (5 January 1910 – 28 December 1949) was a New Zealand athlete who became the world 1500m and mile record holder and 1936 Olympic champion in the 1500 metres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Lovelock has received more than 112,829 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jack Lovelock is the 1,206th most popular athlete (down from 799th in 2019), the 81st most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 70th in 2019) and the 4th most popular New Zealander Athlete.

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Among athletes, Jack Lovelock ranks 1,206 out of 3,059Before him are Anfisa Reztsova, Gunhild Hoffmeister, Jorge Llopart, Garrett Serviss, Calvin Smith, and Tia Hellebaut. After him are Rainer Schmidt, Patrick Leahy, Sergio Caprari, Oscar Osthoff, Vladimir Nevzorov, and Nadezhda Olizarenko.

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Among people born in 1910, Jack Lovelock ranks 326Before him are John Hunt, Baron Hunt, Francis Johnson, Lucky Dube, Peter Hirt, Gavino Matta, and Carl Knowles. After him are Tom Richards, Alexandru Cuedan, Mae Clarke, Vittorio Tamagnini, Bill Pickering, and Chidambaram Subramaniam. Among people deceased in 1949, Jack Lovelock ranks 158Before him are Paul Chocque, Léon Frapié, Otakar Vindyš, Albert Ammons, Clarence Kingsbury, and Georges Trombert. After him are James Rector, Frank Fetter, Linda Arvidson, James Truslow Adams, Richard Dix, and Gregory Mathews.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Jack Lovelock ranks 81 out of 248Before him are Geoff Murphy (1938), Antony Starr (1975), Alexander Aitken (1895), Anand Satyanand (1944), Walter Buller (1838), and Juliet Mitchell (1940). After him are Tūheitia Paki (1955), Graeme Revell (1955), Zoë Bell (1978), Bill Pickering (1910), Murray Halberg (1933), and Mike Moore (1949).

Among ATHLETES In New Zealand

Among athletes born in New Zealand, Jack Lovelock ranks 4Before him are Peter Snell (1938), Yvette Williams (1929), and Neroli Fairhall (1944). After him are Murray Halberg (1933), John Walker (1952), Laurel Hubbard (1978), Dudley Storey (1939), Mark Todd (1956), Valerie Adams (1984), Joe Earl (1952), and Simon Dickie (1951).