Rowdy Gaines

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Ambrose "Rowdy" Gaines IV (born February 17, 1959) is an American former competitive swimmer, U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame member, three-time Olympic gold medalist, and member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. He is the chief fundraiser for USA Swimming as well as a swimming analyst for television networks ESPN and NBC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rowdy Gaines has received more than 338,821 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Rowdy Gaines is the 199th most popular swimmer (up from 214th in 2019), the 14,343rd most popular biography from United States (down from 11,389th in 2019) and the 68th most popular American Swimmer.

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  • 17

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  • 1.85

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  • 3.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among swimmers, Rowdy Gaines ranks 199 out of 392Before him are Hanna-Maria Seppälä, Otylia Jędrzejczak, Thomas Lurz, Tracy Caulkins, Brittany Elmslie, and Igor Polyansky. After him are Lenny Krayzelburg, Brendan Hansen, Femke Heemskerk, Chad le Clos, Amy Van Dyken, and Jeanette Ottesen.

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Among people born in 1959, Rowdy Gaines ranks 597Before him are Vicky Ntetema, Phil Brown, Jill Evans, Kevin Sheedy, Chandra Cheeseborough, and Victoria Jackson. After him are Brian Goodell, Steve Whitmire, Keith Olbermann, Lynette Woodard, John Whittingdale, and Aileen Baviera.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rowdy Gaines ranks 14,343 out of 15,968Before him are Adam Lamberg (1984), Daniel Curtis Lee (1991), Ariel Pink (1978), Emory Cohen (1990), Robert Covington (1990), and Chanel Iman (1990). After him are Stephen Strasburg (1988), Alexis Dziena (1984), Jason Lamy-Chappuis (1986), Ekpe Udoh (1987), Quavo (1991), and Cory Higgins (1989).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Rowdy Gaines ranks 68Before him are Jason Lezak (1975), Jon Olsen (1969), Cathy Carr (1954), Katie Ledecky (1997), Gary Hall Jr. (1974), and Tracy Caulkins (1963). After him are Brendan Hansen (1981), Amy Van Dyken (1973), Tiffany Cohen (1966), Mary T. Meagher (1964), Angel Martino (1967), and Natalie Coughlin (1982).