John Kuck

1905 - 1986

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John Henry Kuck (April 27, 1905 – September 21, 1986) was an American athlete who won a gold medal in the shot put at the 1928 Summer Olympics setting a new world record at 15.87 m. Earlier that year he set two more world records, but they were not recognized officially. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Kuck has received more than 18,264 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Kuck is the 274th most popular athlete (down from 190th in 2019), the 5,233rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,791st in 2019) and the 61st most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, John Kuck ranks 274 out of 3,055Before him are John Thomas, Erik Lundqvist, Spyridon Belokas, Hartwig Gauder, Mykola Avilov, and Alexandre Tuffère. After him are Ben Adams, Kenenisa Bekele, Eero Berg, Adolfo Consolini, Viljo Heino, and Elfriede Kaun.

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Among people born in 1905, John Kuck ranks 208Before him are Walther Müller, Hendrik Wade Bode, Edmundo Piaggio, Étienne Mattler, Gustav Wiederkehr, and Miliza Korjus. After him are Víctor Morales, Luis Vargas Peña, Jenő Rejtő, Hadiya Davletshina, John O'Hara, and Mikio Oda. Among people deceased in 1986, John Kuck ranks 155Before him are Marcel Arland, Étienne Mattler, Otto Glória, Herbert Runge, Harry Benjamin, and Bessie Love. After him are Ludwig Biermann, Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, Oldřich Lipský, Ruth Teitelbaum, Daniel Balavoine, and Henry Russell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Kuck ranks 5,233 out of 15,968Before him are Tom Heinsohn (1934), Laura Prepon (1980), Milman Parry (1902), Charley Chase (1893), Larry Collins (1929), and Kelly LeBrock (1960). After him are Dennis Franz (1944), Michael Stuhlbarg (1968), Chris Jericho (1970), Ben Adams (1890), Ray Romano (1957), and Grant Imahara (1970).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, John Kuck ranks 61Before him are Ralph Rose (1885), Arthur Blake (1872), Jean Shiley (1911), Charley Paddock (1900), Jay Cutler (1973), and John Thomas (1941). After him are Ben Adams (1890), Henry Carr (1941), Allen Woodring (1898), Don Bragg (1935), Richmond Landon (1898), and Fred Kelly (1891).