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Ted Meredith

1891 - 1957

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James Edwin "Ted" Meredith (November 14, 1891 – November 2, 1957) was an American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1912 Summer Olympics.Meredith made the 1912 Olympic team shortly after his graduation from Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades in 1911, whilst he was a student at Mercersburg Academy under Scots-American coach Jimmy Curran. In Stockholm, he won a gold medal in the 800 m run with a world record 1:51.9. He ran on to the 880 yard mark and also set a world record for that distance, with a 1:52.5. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Meredith has received more than 31,781 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ted Meredith is the 427th most popular athlete (down from 356th in 2019), the 6,284th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,824th in 2019) and the 84th most popular Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Ted Meredith ranks 427 out of 3,059Before him are Bill Carr, Joseph Benz, Emiel Puttemans, Lyudmila Kondratyeva, Gunnar Sköld, and Ricardo Delgado. After him are Marlies Göhr, Irina Privalova, Albert Tyler, Nelson Prudêncio, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Giuseppe Gentile.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Ted Meredith ranks 193Before him are Franz Babinger, Philipp Etter, Zofia Stryjeńska, Issay Dobrowen, Jan Wils, and Otilio Ulate Blanco. After him are Nikolai Golovanov, Virgilio Fossati, Archie Mayo, Hamo Beknazarian, Hendrik Adamson, and Joe E. Brown. Among people deceased in 1957, Ted Meredith ranks 156Before him are Guillermo Saavedra, Adeodato Giovanni Piazza, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Piero Carini, Julia Morgan, and Aleksey Remizov. After him are Gaston Aumoitte, Ernesto Chaparro, Robert Lowie, Mikhail Gnessin, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, and Robert Esnault-Pelterie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ted Meredith ranks 6,284 out of 18,182Before him are Luther Allison (1939), Jay Garner (1938), Ted Raimi (1965), Pat O'Brien (1899), Roger Maris (1934), and Ray Parker Jr. (1954). After him are Monte Hellman (1932), Peter Tork (1942), Albert Dekker (1905), Larry Nassar (1963), Sarah Childress Polk (1803), and Richard Bong (1920).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Ted Meredith ranks 84Before him are Frank Foss (1895), Bobby Morrow (1935), Bud Houser (1901), Lindy Remigino (1931), Frank Irons (1886), and Bill Carr (1909). After him are Albert Tyler (1872), Jackie Joyner-Kersee (1962), Lewis Sheldon (1874), Dexter Jackson (1969), Evelyn Ashford (1957), and Harold Osborn (1899).