Johnny Hayes

1886 - 1965

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John Joseph "Johnny" Hayes (April 10, 1886 – August 25, 1965) was an American athlete, a member of the Irish American Athletic Club, and winner of the marathon race at the 1908 Summer Olympics. Hayes' Olympic victory contributed to the early growth of long-distance running and marathoning in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Hayes has received more than 80,061 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Johnny Hayes is the 127th most popular athlete (up from 307th in 2019), the 3,686th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,767th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Johnny Hayes ranks 127 out of 3,055Before him are Viorica Viscopoleanu, Miruts Yifter, John Flanagan, Jürgen Schult, Roger Bannister, and Pietro Mennea. After him are Esther Brand, William Hoyt, Vera Krepkina, Frank Jarvis, Pyotr Bolotnikov, and Gisela Mauermayer.

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Among people born in 1886, Johnny Hayes ranks 125Before him are Mir Osman Ali Khan, Itzhak Katzenelson, Muhamed Mehmedbašić, May Ziade, Erich Salomon, and John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort. After him are Othmar Schoeck, Delmira Agustini, Leo G. Carroll, H.D., José Linhares, and Kurt Hahn. Among people deceased in 1965, Johnny Hayes ranks 90Before him are Ladislao Vajda, Leopold Figl, Judy Holliday, Mae Murray, Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay, and Arthur Holmes. After him are Linda Darnell, Árpád Szakasits, Clemente Micara, Boris Barnet, Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, and Henry Cowell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Hayes ranks 3,686 out of 15,968Before him are Herman Kahn (1922), Lon L. Fuller (1902), William Masters (1915), Virginia E. Johnson (1925), Claire Trevor (1910), and Daniel D. Tompkins (1774). After him are Nancy Meyers (1949), Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934), Grote Reber (1911), Thomas Haden Church (1960), Dwight L. Moody (1837), and Lars Peter Hansen (1952).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Johnny Hayes ranks 33Before him are Jim Hines (1946), Betty Robinson (1911), Ralph Craig (1889), Harrison Dillard (1923), Donald Lippincott (1893), and John Carlos (1945). After him are William Hoyt (1875), Frank Jarvis (1878), Carlos Lopes (1947), Lee Haney (1959), Michael Johnson (1967), and Charles Dvorak (1878).