John Rimmer

1878 - 1962

John Rimmer

John Thomas "Jack" Rimmer (27 April 1878 – 6 June 1962) was a British athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1900 Summer Olympics. Rimmer won the AAA Championships in 4 miles (6.4 km) in 1900. He was born in Birkdale, Merseyside.At the Paris Olympics, Rimmer at first participated in the 1500 metres competition, where he finished between seventh and ninth place. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Rimmer has received more than 10,639 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 284th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, John Rimmer ranks 286 out of 2,090Before him are Asafa Powell, Eero Lehtonen, John Ljunggren, Hans Günter Winkler, Jay Cutler, and Betty Cuthbert. After him are Lina Radke, Ioannis Persakis, Sergey Litvinov, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Teresa Ciepły, and Yrjö Nikkanen.

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Among people born in 1878, John Rimmer ranks 130Before him are Holger Thiele, Egon Friedell, Karl Hofer, Louise Dresser, René Maire, and Chen Jiongming. After him are Leopold Staff, Muriel Robb, Pat McDonald, Gustav Schuft, Karel van de Woestijne, and Peder Kolstad. Among people deceased in 1962, John Rimmer ranks 109Before him are Richard Herrmann, Owen D. Young, Ramón Pérez de Ayala, Fred Pentland, Luigi Carnera, and Manolis Kalomiris. After him are Louis Raymond, Bidhan Chandra Roy, Willis H. O'Brien, Philippe Cattiau, Ossip Bernstein, and Roger Ducret.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Rimmer ranks 2,615 out of 5,347Before him are Sienna Guillory (1975), Robert Greene (1558), Dennis Nilsen (1945), Andrew V. McLaglen (1920), Edward Wilson (1872), and Caroline Goodall (1959). After him are Olivia Williams (1968), Robert Stephens (1931), Robert Hugh Benson (1871), Toby Jones (1966), Pat Jennings (1945), and Geoff Emerick (1945).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, John Rimmer ranks 13Before him are Robert Kerr (1882), Alfred Tysoe (1874), Harold Abrahams (1899), Charles Bennett (1870), George Larner (1875), and Tommy Hampson (1907). After him are Jonathan Edwards (1966), Dorian Yates (1962), Edwin Flack (1873), John Ainsworth-Davis (1895), Norman Read (1931), and Guy Butler (null).