Lillian Copeland

1904 - 1964

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Lillian Copeland (November 24, 1904 – July 7, 1964) was an American track and field athlete, who excelled in weight throwing. She has been called "the most successful female discus thrower in U.S. history", and also held multiple titles in shot put and javelin throwing. Until the Beijing Games, she was the only American woman to win the discus throw at a modern Olympiad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lillian Copeland has received more than 29,283 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Lillian Copeland is the 335th most popular athlete (down from 279th in 2019), the 5,685th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,568th in 2019) and the 74th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Lillian Copeland ranks 335 out of 3,055Before her are Hicham El Guerrouj, Rosa Mota, Lis Hartel, William Porter, Adolf Wiklund, and Władysław Komar. After her are Yrjö Nikkanen, Tamara Bykova, Gyula Zsivótzky, Glenn Davis, Galina Bystrova, and Sven Thofelt.

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Among people born in 1904, Lillian Copeland ranks 204Before her are Yves Giraud-Cabantous, Ciriaco Errasti, Henry Russell, Dick Powell, Gregg Toland, and Ralph Kronig. After her are Sven Thofelt, Roberto Figueroa, Alfredo Brilhante da Costa, François Marty, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici, and Jānis Daliņš. Among people deceased in 1964, Lillian Copeland ranks 125Before her are Brendan Behan, Agnes Miegel, Felisberto Hernández, Bernhard Goetzke, Hans Moser, and Lars Christensen. After her are Adolfo Díaz, Luiz Gervazoni, Reg Parnell, Eddie Cantor, Edith Sitwell, and Theodore Freeman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lillian Copeland ranks 5,685 out of 15,968Before her are E. E. Smith (1890), James Buchanan Duke (1856), Andrew Mellon (1855), Lou Gramm (1950), Kenny Drew (1928), and Seasick Steve (1951). After her are Paul Dooley (1928), Alan Hovhaness (1911), Grace Moore (1898), Maria Tallchief (1925), Richard Bong (1920), and Jim Keltner (1942).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Lillian Copeland ranks 74Before her are Fred Kelly (1891), Henry Russell (1904), Mel Sheppard (1883), Albert Tyler (1872), Norbert Schemansky (1924), and William Porter (1926). After her are Glenn Davis (1934), Harry Stenqvist (1893), Steve Prefontaine (1951), Jim Lightbody (1882), Ted Meredith (1891), and Frank Wykoff (1909).