Stanisława Walasiewicz

1911 - 1980

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Stanisława Walasiewicz (3 April 1911 – 4 December 1980), also known as Stefania Walasiewicz, and Stella Walsh, was a Polish-American track and field athlete, who became a women's Olympic champion in the 100 metres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanisława Walasiewicz has received more than 413,444 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Stanisława Walasiewicz is the 15th most popular athlete (down from 8th in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from Poland (down from 183rd in 2019) and the most popular Polish Athlete.

Stanisława Walasiewicz is most famous for being the first woman to win the marathon at the Olympics in 1928.

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Among athletes, Stanisława Walasiewicz ranks 15 out of 3,055Before her are Bob Beamon, Carl Lewis, Dana Zátopková, Dick Fosbury, Thomas Burke, and Ray Ewry. After her are Robert Shavlakadze, Felix Baumgartner, Usain Bolt, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Hannes Kolehmainen, and Iolanda Balaș.

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Among people born in 1911, Stanisława Walasiewicz ranks 53Before her are Bernard Herrmann, Ernesto Sabato, Gustav Wagner, William Howard Stein, Bruno Kreisky, and Robert Taylor. After her are Klaus Fuchs, Sergey Sokolov, Karl Silberbauer, Herta Oberheuser, Niels Kaj Jerne, and Alfred Naujocks. Among people deceased in 1980, Stanisława Walasiewicz ranks 48Before her are Vinicius de Moraes, Lewis Milestone, Gustav Wagner, William Howard Stein, Mae West, and Ian Curtis. After her are John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Walter Dornberger, Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse, Robert Whittaker, Mario Bava, and Raoul Walsh.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Stanisława Walasiewicz ranks 196 out of 1,231Before her are Alexander von Falkenhausen (1878), Emil Ludwig (1881), Grzegorz Lato (1950), Catherine Opalińska (1680), Frederick I of Württemberg (1754), and John I Albert (1459). After her are Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (1889), William I of Württemberg (1781), Abraham Gottlob Werner (1749), Albert Marth (1828), and Arnold Zweig (1887).

Among ATHLETES In Poland

Among athletes born in Poland, Stanisława Walasiewicz ranks 1After her are Hans Woellke (1911), Gustav Flatow (1875), Myer Prinstein (1878), Janusz Kusociński (1907), Ewa Kłobukowska (1946), Gerhard Stöck (1911), Jan Kowalczyk (1941), Józef Szmidt (1935), Elżbieta Krzesińska (1934), Teresa Ciepły (1937), and Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak (1929).