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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

1962 - Today

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Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee (born March 3, 1962) is a retired American track and field athlete, ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the heptathlon as well as long jump. She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals in those two events at four different Olympic Games. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted Joyner-Kersee the Greatest Female Athlete of All-Time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackie Joyner-Kersee has received more than 1,764,784 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Jackie Joyner-Kersee is the 509th most popular athlete (up from 551st in 2019), the 6,817th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,718th in 2019) and the 109th most popular American Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Jackie Joyner-Kersee ranks 509 out of 3,055Before her are Nate Brooks, Dallas Long, Teresa Ciepły, Mel Patton, Ernesto Ambrosini, and Gunnar Lindström. After her are Leo Sexton, Wilson Kipketer, Olav Sunde, Martina Hellmann, Earle Meadows, and Doina Melinte.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1962, Jackie Joyner-Kersee ranks 215Before her are Gunde Svan, David Zayas, Peter Berg, Mic Michaeli, Vivian Campbell, and Pipilotti Rist. After her are Bruno Pelletier, Jon Stewart, Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu, Eriq La Salle, Lee Arenberg, and Gabriele Tarquini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jackie Joyner-Kersee ranks 6,817 out of 15,968Before her are Lewis Teague (1938), Crystal Reed (1985), Dave Navarro (1967), Roscoe Lee Browne (1922), Jason Beghe (1960), and Mary Ford (1924). After her are Alonzo Mourning (1970), Leonard Slatkin (1944), Richard Portnow (1947), James L. Elliot (1943), Leo Sexton (1909), and Sidney Blackmer (1895).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Jackie Joyner-Kersee ranks 109Before her are James Quinn (1906), Mike Larrabee (1933), Max Emmerich (1879), Nate Brooks (1933), Dallas Long (1940), and Mel Patton (1924). After her are Leo Sexton (1909), Earle Meadows (1913), Louis Wilkins (1882), Bill Carr (1909), Charles Bacon (1885), and Mildred McDaniel (1933).