Josia Thugwane

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Josia Thugwane

Josia Thugwane (born 15 April 1971) is a South African long-distance runner, best known for winning the gold medal in the marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josia Thugwane has received more than 42,339 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,103rd most popular athlete.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Josia Thugwane ranks 1,125 out of 2,090Before him are Svetlana Shkolina, Vebjørn Rodal, Huang Zhihong, David Storl, Kim Jae-bum, and Henrik Ingebrigtsen. After him are Janeth Jepkosgei, Anton Shipulin, Ramil Guliyev, Tanya Dangalakova, Yargelis Savigne, and Anna Carin Zidek.

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Among people born in 1971, Josia Thugwane ranks 524Before him are Yvette Nicole Brown, Rachid Azzouzi, Sébastien Fournier, Chuck Palumbo, Jamie Luner, and Sean Dyche. After him are Inesu Emiko Takeoka, MF Doom, Rulon Gardner, Derren Brown, Marek Koźmiński, and Ajith Kumar.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Josia Thugwane ranks 157 out of 220Before him are Robbie Hunter (1977), Ernie Els (1969), Pierre Issa (1975), Olaf Kölzig (1970), Sibusiso Zuma (1975), and Tammin Sursok (1983). After him are Shaun Bartlett (1972), Trevor Noah (1984), Chad le Clos (1992), Jonathan Liebesman (1976), Quinton Fortune (1977), and Kandyse McClure (1980).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Josia Thugwane ranks 8Before him are Reggie Walker (1889), Bevil Rudd (1894), Oscar Pistorius (1986), Caster Semenya (1991), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), and Zola Budd (1966). After him are Hestrie Cloete (1978), Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980), Elana Meyer (1966), Luvo Manyonga (null), Sunette Viljoen (1983), and L. J. van Zyl (1985).