Kirani James

1992 - Today

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Kirani James (born 1 September 1992) is a Grenadian professional sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. He won the 400 m at the World Championships in 2011, and the 2012 London Olympics. In the 400 metres, James also won the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thus becoming the first man to earn the full set of three medals in the centennial history of the event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kirani James has received more than 555,337 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Kirani James is the 3,045th most popular athlete (down from 2,447th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Grenada (down from 10th in 2019) and the most popular Grenadian Athlete.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among athletes, Kirani James ranks 3,045 out of 6,025Before him are Susan Huggett, Sergei Alifirenko, Alan Pascoe, Anton Shipulin, Djabir Saïd-Guerni, and Olga Zaitseva. After him are Mariya Abakumova, Maxie Parks, Ilya Markov, Tegla Loroupe, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, and Patrick Makau Musyoki.

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Among people born in 1992, Kirani James ranks 318Before him are Felipe Nasr, Marcin Kamiński, Adam Marušić, Mame Thiam, Sofia Vassilieva, and Jack Reynor. After him are Jordan Clarkson, Lucy Ayoub, Márton Fucsovics, Oscar Hiljemark, Sergio Araujo, and Kristýna Plíšková.

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In Grenada

Among people born in Grenada, Kirani James ranks 11 out of 16Before him are Carlyle Glean (1932), Hudson Austin (1938), Tillman Thomas (1947), Henry Stephenson (1871), Daniel Williams (1935), and Nicholas Brathwaite (1925). After him are Wilfred Jacobs (1919), Dickon Mitchell (1977), Anderson Peters (1997), Alleyne Francique (1976), Shandon Baptiste (1998), and Meleni Rodney (1998).

Among ATHLETES In Grenada

Among athletes born in Grenada, Kirani James ranks 1After him are Anderson Peters (1997), Alleyne Francique (1976), Meleni Rodney (1998), Brett Thompson (null), and Lindon Victor (1993).