Lillian Board

1948 - 1970

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Lillian Barbara Board, (13 December 1948 – 26 December 1970) was a British athlete. She won the silver medal in the 400 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and two gold medals at the 1969 European Championships in Athletics in Athens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lillian Board has received more than 178,503 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Lillian Board is the 1,137th most popular athlete (down from 882nd in 2019), the 182nd most popular biography from South Africa and the 8th most popular South African Athlete.

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Among athletes, Lillian Board ranks 1,137 out of 3,055Before her are Jasna Šekarić, Dafne Schippers, Julius Kariuki, Andrey Perlov, Ruth Beitia, and Svetla Otsetova. After her are Ricco Groß, Armin Zöggeler, Anatoly Alyabyev, Noah Ngeny, Shinji Hosokawa, and Antonio Rossi.

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Among people born in 1948, Lillian Board ranks 567Before her are Oinikhol Bobonazarova, Lisbeth Korsmo, Takashi Kuwahara, Peter Robinson, N. T. Wright, and Susan Bernard. After her are Wolf Blitzer, Cathy Ferguson, Tino Insana, Sue Monk Kidd, Judith Miller, and Byron K. Lichtenberg. Among people deceased in 1970, Lillian Board ranks 209Before her are Charlie Ruggles, Chester Morris, William Beaudine, Preston Foster, Feroz Khan Noon, and Rose McConnell Long. After her is Walter Reuther.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Lillian Board ranks 182 out of 312Before her are Troye Sivan (1995), Brenda Fassie (1964), Kevin Anderson (1986), Peter Sarnak (1953), Phil Masinga (1969), and Fatima Meer (1928). After her are Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Sol Plaatje (1876), Theo de Raadt (1968), Robert Sobukwe (1924), Jerome Damon (1972), and Reeva Steenkamp (1983).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Lillian Board ranks 8Before her are Reggie Walker (1889), Bevil Rudd (1894), Oscar Pistorius (1986), Sid Atkinson (1901), Clarence Walker (1898), and Caster Semenya (1991). After her are Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Zola Budd (1966), Josia Thugwane (1971), Elana Meyer (1966), Hestrie Cloete (1978), and Frantz Kruger (1975).