Marion Jones

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Marion Jones

Marion Lois Jones (born October 12, 1975), also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is a Belizean-American former world champion track and field athlete and a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA. She won three gold medals and two bronze medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, but was later stripped of her medals after admitting to steroid use. Jones did retain her 3 titles as world champion from 1997–1999. At the time of her admission and subsequent guilty plea, Jones was one of the most famous athletes to be linked to the BALCO scandal. The case against BALCO covered more than 20 top level athletes, including Jones's ex-husband, shot putter C.J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marion Jones has received more than 2,113,165 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 119th most popular basketball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Marion Jones ranks 117 out of 925Before her are Hal Greer, David Blatt, Jānis Krūmiņš, Dell Curry, Šarūnas Marčiulionis, and James Worthy. After her are Jason Kidd, Mike Krzyzewski, Gary Payton, Juan Carlos Navarro, Dave Cowens, and Vlade Divac.

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Among people born in 1975, Marion Jones ranks 122Before her are Adam Rodriguez, Oleksandr Shovkovskiy, Robbie Fowler, J. A. Bayona, Keiko Fujimori, and Hannibal Muammar Gaddafi. After her are, Martin Jørgensen, Albert Costa, Eric Szmanda, Prince Ali bin Hussein, and Heather O'Rourke.

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Among people born in United States, Marion Jones ranks 6,574 out of 12,171Before her are Natalie Talmadge (1896), Meg Whitman (1956), Sheila E. (1957), Stubby Kaye (1918), Barry Mazur (1937), and Nancy Walker (1922). After her are Chris Owen (1980), George Thorogood (1950), Catharine MacKinnon (1946), Courtney B. Vance (1960), Arthur Dove (1880), and Ken Jeong (1969).


Among basketball players born in United States, Marion Jones ranks 76Before her are K. C. Jones (1932), Tom Heinsohn (1934), Hal Greer (1936), David Blatt (1959), Dell Curry (1964), and James Worthy (1961). After her are Jason Kidd (1973), Mike Krzyzewski (1947), Gary Payton (1968), Dave Cowens (1948), Elvin Hayes (1945), and Jim Loscutoff (1930).

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