Mary Rand

1940 - Today

Mary Rand

Mary Denise Rand, MBE (née Bignal on 10 February 1940) is a former English track and field athlete. She won the long jump at the 1964 Summer Olympics by breaking the world record, the first British female to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Rand has received more than 105,498 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 630th most popular athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 110k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Mary Rand ranks 634 out of 2,090Before her are Markus Rühl, Liv Grete Skjelbreid, Steve Ovett, Klaus Wolfermann, Barbora Špotáková, and Caster Semenya. After her are Maurizio Damilano, Wolfgang Schmidt, Horace Ashenfelter, Emil Hegle Svendsen, Trine Hattestad, and Rolf Danneberg.

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Among people born in 1940, Mary Rand ranks 341Before her are Kenneth Clarke, Mariette Hartley, Ellie Greenwich, Gary Kurtz, Otacílio Gonçalves, and Mary Ellen Mark. After her are Manfred Manglitz, Johnny Giles, Brian Labone, Fontella Bass, Daniel J. Travanti, and Barbara Boxer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mary Rand ranks 3,689 out of 5,347Before her are Jesse Lingard (1992), Daisy Ridley (1992), Lionel Tertis (null), Pat Barker (1943), Michael Winterbottom (1961), and Nathaniel Parker (1962). After her are Douglas Hurd (1930), Les Ferdinand (1966), David O'Leary (1958), Gary Speed (1969), William Dunbar (1460), and Tommy Flowers (1905).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, Mary Rand ranks 27Before her are Victor d'Arcy (1887), Gordon Pirie (1931), Dorothy Tyler-Odam (1920), Jack Beresford (1899), David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter (1905), and Steve Ovett (1955). After her are Mary Peters (1939), Paula Radcliffe (1973), Douglas Lowe (1902), Ann Packer (1942), Allan Wells (1952), and Daley Thompson (1958).