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John Konrads

1942 - 2021

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John Konrads (Latvian: Jānis Konrads; 21 May 1942 – 25 April 2021) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1950s and 1960s, who won the 1500 m freestyle at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. In his career, he set 26 individual world records, and after his swimming career ended, was the Australasian director of L'Oréal, as well as campaigning for the Sydney Olympics bid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Konrads has received more than 105,706 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Konrads is the 89th most popular swimmer, the 176th most popular biography from Latvia and the most popular Latvian Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, John Konrads ranks 89 out of 392Before him are Andrea Pollack, Jim Montgomery, Adolph Kiefer, László Cseh, Eleanor Garatti, and Allen Stack. After him are Sarah Sjöström, Katsuo Takaishi, Andrea Gyarmati, Carolyn Schuler, Novella Calligaris, and Mike Burton.

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Among people born in 1942, John Konrads ranks 596Before him are Paul Churchland, Bob Love, Jejomar Binay, Jon Kyl, Gene Okerlund, and Ruben Kun. After him are Pertti Purhonen, Dennis Hastert, Connie Hawkins, Joe Boyd, Harvey Atkin, and Lynn Davies. Among people deceased in 2021, John Konrads ranks 589Before him are Mo Hayder, Toshihiko Koga, Puneeth Rajkumar, Francesc Arnau, Bertie Auld, and Samuel E. Wright. After him are Georgi Dimitrov, Mike Enzi, Hans van Baalen, Marília Mendonça, Zizinho, and Vladimir Vysotsky.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, John Konrads ranks 176 out of 284Before him are Inese Vaidere (1952), Aleksandrs Starkovs (1955), Valdis Valters (1957), Andris Šķēle (1958), George Gulack (1905), and Jānis Ķipurs (1958). After him are Ivans Klementjevs (1960), Daina Taimiņa (1954), Artūrs Irbe (1967), Edgars Rinkēvičs (1973), Vitālijs Astafjevs (1971), and Artis Pabriks (1966).

Among SWIMMERS In Latvia

Among swimmers born in Latvia, John Konrads ranks 1