New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Tessa Sanderson

1956 - Today

Photo of Tessa Sanderson

Icon of person Tessa Sanderson

Theresa Ione Sanderson (born 14 March 1956) is a British former javelin thrower. She appeared in every Summer Olympics from 1976 to 1996, winning the gold medal in the javelin throw at the 1984 Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tessa Sanderson has received more than 700,389 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Tessa Sanderson is the 2,913th most popular athlete (down from 2,097th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 99th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Jamaican Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 700k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 27.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Tessa Sandersons by language


Among athletes, Tessa Sanderson ranks 2,913 out of 3,059Before her are Maksim Nedasekau, Iva Prandzheva, Mark Knowles, Jimmy Vicaut, Jamie Dwyer, and Miho Bošković. After her are Ksenija Balta, Adam Kszczot, Simona Richter, Yelyzaveta Bryzhina, Mary Jepkosgei Keitany, and Sergey Novikov.

Most Popular Athletes in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1956, Tessa Sanderson ranks 685Before her are George Burley, Lloyd Sherr, David Narey, Pat McCrory, Rajkumar Santoshi, and Bill Ritter. After her are Peter Shumlin, Jimmy Nicholl, Chuy Bravo, Ray Nagin, Oliver Letwin, and Keith Vaz.

Others Born in 1956

Go to all Rankings

In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Tessa Sanderson ranks 105 out of 168Before her are Marlon James (1970), Nalo Hopkinson (1960), Maurice Smith (1980), Chris Gayle (1979), Bounty Killer (1972), and Christopher Williams (1972). After her are Germaine Mason (1983), Beenie Man (1973), Tayna Lawrence (1975), Nickel Ashmeade (1990), Ricardo Gardner (1978), and Robin Fraser (1966).

Among ATHLETES In Jamaica

Among athletes born in Jamaica, Tessa Sanderson ranks 25Before her are Juliet Cuthbert (1964), Grace Jackson (1961), Deon Hemmings (1968), Hansle Parchment (1990), Ray Stewart (1965), and Maurice Smith (1980). After her are Germaine Mason (1983), Tayna Lawrence (1975), Nickel Ashmeade (1990), Aleen Bailey (1980), Kerron Stewart (1984), and Beverly McDonald (1970).