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Leo Sexton

1909 - 1968

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Leo Joseph Sexton (August 27, 1909 – September 6, 1968) was an American shot putter who won a gold medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics. Sexton was the world record holder for nearly a month in 1932. Despite his large frame (1.93 m, 108 kg), he cleared 1.96 m in the high jump in 1929. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leo Sexton has received more than 19,160 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Leo Sexton is the 577th most popular athlete (down from 510th in 2019), the 7,077th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,815th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Leo Sexton ranks 577 out of 3,059Before him are Hal Connolly, Gunnar Lindström, Eero Berg, Ernst Schultz, Eero Lehtonen, and Paul Van Asbroeck. After him are Grete Waitz, Louis Wilkins, Rune Larsson, Mihaela Peneș, Teresa Ciepły, and Carl Johnson.

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Among people born in 1909, Leo Sexton ranks 269Before him are Jaime Lazcano, Guillermo Eizaguirre, Frank Wykoff, Vasco Bergamaschi, André Vandewyer, and Alex Raymond. After him are Patricia Hayes, Jaú, Frank Shields, Adam Rapacki, Sergey Gritsevets, and Michael Rennie. Among people deceased in 1968, Leo Sexton ranks 178Before him are Johann Horvath, Giuseppe Enrici, Joseph Pholien, Antonio Pesenti, Franco Riccardi, and Eivar Widlund. After him are Luigi Cevenini, Eben Dönges, Panagiotis Pavlidis, Sid Kimpton, Harold D. Babcock, and Karl-Birger Blomdahl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leo Sexton ranks 7,077 out of 18,182Before him are David Dastmalchian (1977), Anthony Kennedy (1936), Donna Mills (1940), Brenda Song (1988), Richard H. Truly (1937), and Mae Questel (1908). After him are Laurel Clark (1961), Louis Wilkins (1882), Jared Kushner (1981), Carol Alt (1960), Vincenzo Natali (1969), and Beulah Bondi (1889).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Leo Sexton ranks 123Before him are Fred Alderman (1905), Morgan Taylor (1903), Fred Hansen (1940), Hélène de Pourtalès (1868), Cornelius Johnson (1913), and Hal Connolly (1931). After him are Louis Wilkins (1882), Carl Johnson (1898), Alan Helffrich (1900), Wilhelmina von Bremen (1909), Paul Anderson (1932), and Jackson Scholz (1897).