Simon Dickie

1951 - 2017

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Simon Charles Dickie (31 March 1951 – 13 December 2017) was a New Zealand rowing cox who won three Olympic medals. Dickie was born in 1951 in Waverley in Taranaki, New Zealand. He was educated at Wanganui Collegiate School where he was part of the Maadi Cup winning crews between 1966 and 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Dickie has received more than 41,172 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Simon Dickie is the 2,320th most popular athlete (up from 2,396th in 2019), the 122nd most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 156th in 2019) and the 12th most popular New Zealander Athlete.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.21

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  • 2.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Simon Dickies by language

Over the past year Simon Dickie has had the most page views in the with 2,287 views, followed by Chinese (731), and Simple English (586). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (81.82%), Simple English (71.85%), and Polish (57.26%)


Among athletes, Simon Dickie ranks 2,320 out of 6,025Before him are Milena Duchková, Volker Beck, Klára Fried-Bánfalvi, Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk, Nate Brooks, and Aleksandr Timoshinin. After him are Marshall Wayne, Mary Washburn, Nikolai Sologubov, David Curtiss Munson, Maureen Gardner, and Mel Pender.

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Among people born in 1951, Simon Dickie ranks 642Before him are Khattiya Sawasdipol, Bobby Jones, Nikolay Merkushkin, Antonio de la Torre, Jay Benedict, and Wolfgang Güldenpfennig. After him are Carlos Frenk, Nigel Havers, Jean-Pierre Bel, Irving Finkel, Rodger Bumpass, and Mike Bantom. Among people deceased in 2017, Simon Dickie ranks 598Before him are Desmond Connell, Darrall Imhoff, Ian Stewart, Dudley Storey, Nelsan Ellis, and Sotsha Dlamini. After him are Bruce Forsyth, Lorne Loomer, Margit Schumann, Peggy Cummins, Uli Vos, and Jim Bunning.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Simon Dickie ranks 122 out of 303Before him are Georgina Beyer (1957), Walter Buller (1838), Andrew Dominik (1967), John Walker (1952), Dudley Storey (1939), and Mike Thackwell (1961). After him are Archie Thompson (1978), Geoffrey Palmer (1942), Robert Muldoon (1921), Dean O'Gorman (1976), Warren Cole (1940), and Chris Rankin (1983).

Among ATHLETES In New Zealand

Among athletes born in New Zealand, Simon Dickie ranks 12Before him are Ross Collinge (1944), John Hunter (1943), Tony Hurt (1946), Trevor Coker (1949), John Walker (1952), and Dudley Storey (1939). After him are Warren Cole (1940), Harry Kerr (1879), Joe Earl (1952), Mark Todd (1956), Neroli Fairhall (1944), and Nick Willis (1983).