Sim Iness

1930 - 1996

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Simeon "Sim" Garland Iness (July 9, 1930 – May 23, 1996) was an American discus thrower who won a gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics, breaking the Olympic record several times in the process. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sim Iness has received more than 29,543 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Sim Iness is the 1,219th most popular athlete, the 11,745th most popular biography from United States and the 257th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Sim Iness ranks 1,219 out of 3,055Before him are Laura Dahlmeier, Stefan Lövgren, Lyubov Gurina, Frank-Peter Roetsch, Nodar Kumaritashvili, and Kenny Harrison. After him are Ralf Schumann, Lynn Davies, Tatyana Kolpakova, Mariya Lasitskene, Tsvetanka Khristova, and David Rudisha.

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Among people born in 1930, Sim Iness ranks 478Before him are Ivy Dumont, Charles Correa, Timothy Findley, Windsor Davies, Colin McDonald, and Bill Hougland. After him are John Landy, Dave Sexton, Ronnie Corbett, Lawton Chiles, Barbara Lawrence, and June Almeida. Among people deceased in 1996, Sim Iness ranks 252Before him are Audrey Meadows, Vince Edwards, Barbara Jordan, Sultan Rahi, Ron Brown, and Dunc Gray. After him are Dana Hill, Jonathan Larson, Yevgeny Rodionov, Silk Smitha, and Yaki Kadafi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sim Iness ranks 11,745 out of 15,968Before him are Camille Guaty (1976), Michael Arndt (1970), Sinnamon Love (1973), Kenny Harrison (1965), E. G. Daily (1961), and Brandon T. Jackson (1984). After him are Flip Saunders (1955), Ariel Winter (1998), Sonny Carter (1947), Bryan Greenberg (1978), Thomas Hart Benton (1782), and Ann Veneman (1949).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Sim Iness ranks 257Before him are Dwight Stones (1953), Allen Johnson (1971), Charles Austin (1967), John Powell (1947), Shaun White (1986), and Kenny Harrison (1965). After him are Frank Spellman (1922), Allyson Felix (1985), Joe DeLoach (1967), Truxtun Hare (1878), Mal Whitfield (1924), and Al Joyner (1960).