Jim Lightbody

1882 - 1953

Jim Lightbody

James Davies Lightbody (March 16, 1882 – March 2, 1953) was an American middle distance runner, winner of six Olympic medals (two of which are no longer recognized by the International Olympic Committee following its downgrading of the 1906 Intercalated Games) in the early 20th century. Lightbody, born in Pittsburgh and graduating from high school in Muncie, Indiana, had great success at the 1904 Summer Olympics, held in St. Louis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Lightbody has received more than 7,331 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 336th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Jim Lightbody ranks 339 out of 2,090Before him are Mel Patton, Raimondo D'Inzeo, Edwin Flack, John Ainsworth-Davis, Adolf Wiklund, and Eero Berg. After him are Kenenisa Bekele, Vilho Tuulos, Angéla Németh, Marlies Göhr, Glenn Davis, and Harry Babcock.

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Among people born in 1882, Jim Lightbody ranks 156Before him are George Bancroft, Vincas Krėvė-Mickevičius, Seán T. O'Kelly, Bidhan Chandra Roy, Willem Elsschot, and Ossip Bernstein. After him are Karel Domin, Rockwell Kent, Ivan Olbracht, Harold D. Babcock, Adrianus de Jong, and Elin Wägner. Among people deceased in 1953, Jim Lightbody ranks 101Before him are Dooley Wilson, Milovan Jakšić, Grzegorz Fitelberg, Hrachia Acharian, Vladas Mironas, and Pierre Dupong. After him are Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Karel Domin, Eduard Künneke, John Christie, Oliver Campbell, and James J. Jeffries.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Lightbody ranks 5,006 out of 12,171Before him are King Kong Bundy (1955), Dorothy Gish (1898), Gina Torres (1969), Matt Sorum (1960), Howard Schultz (1953), and James Franciscus (1934). After him are Emma Roberts (1991), Shirley Booth (1898), Charles Demuth (1883), Amy Madigan (1950), Annabella Sciorra (1960), and Bradley Whitford (1959).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Jim Lightbody ranks 67Before him are Jay Cutler (1973), Johnny Hayes (1886), Mel Sheppard (1883), Henry Carr (1941), Harry Stenqvist (1893), and Mel Patton (1924). After him are Glenn Davis (1934), Harry Babcock (1890), Glenn Morris (1912), Frank Foss (1895), Albert Gutterson (1887), and Lewis Sheldon (1874).