John Ngugi

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John Ngugi Kamau (born 10 May 1962), is a former Kenyan long-distance runner, often called one of the greatest cross country runners of all time and winner of the 5000 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics, in Seoul South Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Ngugi has received more than 37,612 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). John Ngugi is the 1,038th most popular athlete (down from 772nd in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Kenya (down from 27th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Kenyan Athlete.

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Among athletes, John Ngugi ranks 1,038 out of 3,055Before him are Nezha Bidouane, Saida Gunba, Anna Chicherova, Volker Beck, María Caridad Colón, and Douglas Lowe. After him are Vali Ionescu, Albert Corey, Jim Bausch, Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Anfisa Reztsova, and Daniel Plaza.

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Among people born in 1962, John Ngugi ranks 431Before him are DJ Hell, Joan Carreras i Goicoechea, Justin Cronin, Sergio Casal, Brenda Chapman, and Mitsunori Yoshida. After him are Melissa Rosenberg, Jeff Bennett, Colton Ford, Talat Xhaferi, Marco Giovannetti, and Andreas Felder.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, John Ngugi ranks 30 out of 121Before him are Paul Tergat (1969), Charles Asati (1946), Paddy Lowe (1962), Tom Mboya (1930), Julius Sang (1946), and John Njue (1944). After him are Catherine Ndereba (1972), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), McDonald Mariga (1987), Julius Kariuki (1961), Noah Ngeny (1978), and Daniel Komen (1976).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, John Ngugi ranks 10Before him are Naftali Temu (1945), Wilson Kipketer (1972), Amos Biwott (1947), Paul Tergat (1969), Charles Asati (1946), and Julius Sang (1946). After him are Catherine Ndereba (1972), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), Julius Kariuki (1961), Noah Ngeny (1978), Daniel Komen (1976), and Moses Kiptanui (1970).