Shalane Flanagan

Shalane Flanagan

Shalane Grace Flanagan (born July 8, 1981) is a former American long-distance runner, Olympic medalist and New York City Marathon champion. She was the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon since 1977. She holds the NACAC area record in the 5000 meters (indoor) and the 10k road race.She won the silver medal at the 2008 Olympics in the 10,000 m (after an upgrade from bronze) and the bronze medal at the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shalane Flanagan has received more than 805,389 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 2,000th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Shalane Flanagan ranks 2,102 out of 2,090Before her are Kimia Alizadeh, Drew Ginn, Deepika Kumari, Jeong Bo-kyeong, Gezahegne Abera, and Kemar Bailey-Cole. After her are Levern Spencer, Jenny Meadows, Matthew Antoine, Wang Hao, Rosemarie Whyte, and Tony McQuay.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shalane Flanagan ranks 12,028 out of 12,171Before her are Maya Moore (1989), Maurice Edu (1986), Eric Lichaj (1988), Brooke Tessmacher (1984), Asher Roth (1985), and Sam Hunt (1984). After her are Shenay Perry (1984), Landry Fields (1988), Chet Culver (1966), Amber Frank (1998), Tony McQuay (null), and David Boudia (1989).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Shalane Flanagan ranks 265Before her are Nia Ali (null), Jenny Simpson (1986), Shawnacy Barber (1994), Darvis Patton (1977), Mary Wineberg (1980), and Jake Kaminski (1988). After her are Tony McQuay (null), David Boudia (1989), Hannah Teter (1987), Dawn Harper-Nelson (1984), Chloe Kim (2000), and Brigetta Barrett (1990).