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L. J. van Zyl

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Louis Jacobus van Zyl (born 20 July 1985), better known as L. J. van Zyl, is a South African athlete competing in the 400 metre hurdles. He is the South African record holder in the event with a personal best of 47.66 seconds, which he achieved twice, three months apart. His time ranks him in the all-time top 25. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of L. J. van Zyl has received more than 44,873 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. L. J. van Zyl is the 3,875th most popular athlete (down from 2,694th in 2019), the 348th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 287th in 2019) and the 28th most popular South African Athlete.

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Among athletes, L. J. van Zyl ranks 3,875 out of 3,059Before him are Leevan Sands, Yang Wenjun, Bruno Hortelano, Lukas Müller, Jeret Peterson, and Tom Walsh. After him are Christine Day, Jon Montgomery, Kamila Chudzik, Xavier Carter, Nadia Davy, and Amy Acuff.

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Among people born in 1985, L. J. van Zyl ranks 1,310Before him are Shun Aso, Ryota Hayasaka, Yuji Funayama, Dustin Byfuglien, Brian Roberts, and Keiji Watanabe. After him are Tony Nese, Shota Arai, Xavier Carter, Hasan Minhaj, Kota Sugiyama, and Masahiko Ichikawa.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, L. J. van Zyl ranks 348 out of 374Before him are Kamohelo Mokotjo (1991), Ryan De Vries (1991), Jacques Freitag (1982), Themba Mnguni (1973), Mmusi Maimane (1980), and Hashim Amla (1983). After him are Nkosi Johnson (1989), Kagisho Dikgacoi (1984), Kevin Pietersen (1980), Faf du Plessis (1984), Teko Modise (1982), and Reneilwe Letsholonyane (1982).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, L. J. van Zyl ranks 28Before him are James Thompson (1986), Okkert Brits (1973), Sunette Viljoen (1983), Hezekiél Sepeng (1974), Karin Melis Mey (1983), and Jacques Freitag (1982). After him are John Smith (1990), Sizwe Ndlovu (1980), Matthew Brittain (1987), and Anaso Jobodwana (1992).

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