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Randy Barnes

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Eric Randolph Barnes (born June 16, 1966) is an American former shot putter who held the outdoor world record for the event from 1990 to 2021. He won silver at the 1988 Olympics and gold at the 1996 Olympics. Only three throwers have been within 40 centimetres (16 in) of his outdoor world record since it was set. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Randy Barnes has received more than 323,770 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Randy Barnes is the 1,248th most popular athlete (down from 580th in 2019), the 9,911th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,311th in 2019) and the 243rd most popular American Athlete.

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  • 25

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  • 6.59

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  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Randy Barnes ranks 1,248 out of 3,059Before him are Víctor Peralta, Iván Pedroso, Freddie Wolff, Jerzy Kaczmarek, Ruth Beitia, and Heike Henkel. After him are Aldo Montano, Henri Dulieux, Arto Bryggare, Jan Johansen, Maria Sander, and Giuseppe Tosi.

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Among people born in 1966, Randy Barnes ranks 334Before him are Jeff Healey, Marco Antônio da Silva, Timur Kulibayev, Johan Renck, Andrei Chesnokov, and Greg Maddux. After him are Andrea Berg, Tabea Zimmermann, Kyōko Koizumi, Alastair Reynolds, Maria Canals-Barrera, and Gail Devers.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Randy Barnes ranks 9,911 out of 18,182Before him are Greg Maddux (1966), James Moody (1925), Edmund Breese (1871), Tom Florie (1897), Vern Mikkelsen (1928), and Summer Phoenix (1978). After him are Miguel Cotto (1980), Ol' Dirty Bastard (1968), Patricia Barber (1955), Donald Petrie (1954), Dolores Huerta (1930), and Sarah Moore Grimké (1792).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Randy Barnes ranks 243Before him are Leroy Burrell (1967), James Rector (1884), Bob Richards (1926), Joseph Stadler (1880), Isabelle Daniels (1937), and Tim Montgomery (1975). After him are Lucinda Williams (1937), George Bonhag (1882), Forrest Towns (1914), Gail Devers (1966), Norman Taber (1891), and Loren Murchison (1898).