Sonia O'Sullivan

1969 - Today

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Sonia O'Sullivan (born 28 November 1969) is an Irish former track and field athlete. She won a gold medal in the 5000 metres at the 1995 World Championships, and a silver medal in the 5000 metres at the 2000 Olympic Games. Her 2000 m world record of 5:25.36, set in 1994 stood until 2017.O'Sullivan first came to prominence when winning the 1500 m at the 1991 Universiade, before going on to finish fourth in the 3000 m final at the 1992 Olympic Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sonia O'Sullivan has received more than 347,736 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Sonia O'Sullivan is the 2,069th most popular athlete (down from 1,355th in 2019), the 400th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 321st in 2019) and the 14th most popular Irish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Sonia O'Sullivan ranks 2,069 out of 3,055Before her are Hiromi Suzuki, Maialen Chourraut, Zoltán Kővágó, Mike Rodgers, Linn Persson, and Olga Vilukhina. After her are Nick Hysong, Xabier Fernández, Dmitri Yaroshenko, Roman Hontyuk, Simon Desthieux, and Svetlana Sleptsova.

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Among people born in 1969, Sonia O'Sullivan ranks 830Before her are Yushi Ozaki, Shinichi Kawano, Satoshi Okura, Masanori Kizawa, Butch Walker, and Mark Burke. After her are Benedict Iroha, Koichi Hashimoto, Michelle Freeman, Sanath Jayasuriya, Mikio Manaka, and Katsumi Suzuki.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Sonia O'Sullivan ranks 400 out of 460Before her are Charlie McCreevy (1949), Danny O'Donoghue (1980), Barry Keoghan (1992), Stephen Ireland (1986), Kevin Doyle (1983), and Eamonn Coghlan (1952). After her are Fergal O'Brien (1972), Samantha Mumba (1983), Brian O'Driscoll (1979), Brian Kerr (1953), Daniel O'Donnell (1961), and Stephen Carr (1976).

Among ATHLETES In Ireland

Among athletes born in Ireland, Sonia O'Sullivan ranks 14Before her are Con Leahy (1876), Tom Kiely (1869), Edward Barrett (1877), Pat O'Callaghan (1906), Ron Delany (1935), and Eamonn Coghlan (1952). After her are Michael Carruth (1967), Robert Heffernan (1978), and Derval O'Rourke (1981).