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Liz McColgan

1964 - Today

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Elizabeth Nuttall (née Lynch, formerly McColgan; born 24 May 1964) is a Scottish former middle- and long-distance runner. She won the gold medal in the 10,000 metres at the 1991 World Championships and a silver over the same distance at the 1988 Olympic Games. McColgan earned a silver in the 3000 metres at the 1989 World Indoor Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Liz McColgan has received more than 798,864 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Liz McColgan is the 3,886th most popular athlete (down from 2,652nd in 2019), the 7,079th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 6,337th in 2019) and the 124th most popular British Athlete.

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  • 22.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Liz McColgan ranks 3,886 out of 3,059Before her are Mabel Gay, Ebba Jungmark, Meb Keflezighi, Daniel Jasinski, Naoki Tsukahara, and Danielle Carruthers. After her are Godfrey Khotso Mokoena, Giovanni Abagnale, Adrian Zieliński, Dalia Contreras, Hezekiél Sepeng, and Sergey Bakulin.

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Among people born in 1964, Liz McColgan ranks 831Before her are John E. Sununu, Debora Patta, Andrew R. Wheeler, Kathy Watt, Lillie Leatherwood, and Frank Rutherford. After her are Lorne Cardinal, Yvonne Murray, Rekha Bhardwaj, Tosh McKinlay, Paul Jewell, and Jim Florentine.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Liz McColgan ranks 7,079 out of 7,765Before her are Dean Ashton (1983), Marcus Walz (1994), Stuart Armstrong (1992), Sam Vokes (1989), Billy Sharp (1986), and Isaac Hayden (1995). After her are Tom Davies (1998), Stuart Holden (1985), Wendy Smith-Sly (1959), Matt Targett (1995), James Wilson (1995), and Owen Jones (1984).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, Liz McColgan ranks 124Before her are Denise Lewis (1972), Phillips Idowu (1978), Amy Williams (1982), Matthew Pinsent (1970), Mark Rowland (1963), and Marcus Walz (1994). After her are Wendy Smith-Sly (1959), Jack Laugher (1995), Vicky Holland (1986), Chijindu Ujah (1994), Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake (1994), and Marlon Devonish (1976).