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Shizo Kanakuri

1891 - 1983

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Shizo Kanakuri (金栗 四三, Kanaguri Shisō or Kanakuri Shizō, 20 August 1891 – 13 November 1983) was a Japanese marathon runner and one of the early leaders of track and field athletics in Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shizo Kanakuri has received more than 446,870 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Shizo Kanakuri is the 46th most popular athlete (down from 20th in 2019), the 476th most popular biography from Japan (down from 295th in 2019) and the most popular Japanese Athlete.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Shizo Kanakuri ranks 46 out of 3,055Before him are Elvīra Ozoliņa, Jan Železný, Vasily Alekseyev, Eddie Eagan, Tommie Smith, and Ville Ritola. After him are Frank Zane, Larry Scott, Florence Griffith Joyner, Thomas Hicks, Mark Phillips, and Parry O'Brien.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Shizo Kanakuri ranks 57Before him are Hu Shih, Takijirō Ōnishi, Lajos Zilahy, Bronislava Nijinska, Kurt von Tippelskirch, and Gio Ponti. After him are Lilya Brik, Yevhen Konovalets, Walter A. Shewhart, Arthur Drewry, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, and Ronald Colman. Among people deceased in 1983, Shizo Kanakuri ranks 52Before him are Horst Schumann, Georges Bidault, Joan Robinson, William Walton, Walther Nehring, and Roy Sullivan. After him are Louison Bobet, Norma Shearer, László Budai, Salo Flohr, Karen Carpenter, and Tino Rossi.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shizo Kanakuri ranks 476 out of 5,560Before him are Masaoka Shiki (1867), Misao Tamai (1903), Emperor Go-Hanazono (1419), Kakuichi Mimura (1931), Hara Takashi (1856), and Isao Inokuma (1938). After him are Nobuyuki Oishi (1939), Yoshijirō Umezu (1882), Emperor Montoku (827), Takahashi Korekiyo (1854), Shigeyoshi Suzuki (1902), and Kusunoki Masashige (1294).

Among ATHLETES In Japan

Among athletes born in Japan, Shizo Kanakuri ranks 1After him are Naoto Tajima (1912), Mikio Oda (1905), Kinue Hitomi (1907), Chūhei Nambu (1904), Isao Okano (1944), Noboru Terada (1917), Yoshinobu Miyake (1939), Tetsuo Hamuro (1917), Tsuyoshi Yamanaka (1939), Takao Sakurai (1941), and Akitsugu Konno (1944).