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Tim Ahearne

1885 - 1968

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Timothy Joseph Ahearne (17 August 1885 – 12 December 1968) was an Irish track and field athlete who competed for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the 1908 Summer Olympics. He was born in Dirreen, Athea, Limerick and was the older brother of Dan Ahearn, the world record holder of the triple jump from 1909–1920. Ahearne won the gold medal in the triple jump at the 1908 Summer Olympics held in London, while representing Great Britain and Ireland (as Ireland was not recognised separately at the time by the International Olympic Committee). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Ahearne has received more than 12,810 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Tim Ahearne is the 741st most popular athlete (down from 415th in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Ireland and the 7th most popular Irish Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Tim Ahearne ranks 741 out of 3,055Before him are Petra Felke, Nikolai Gorbachev, Hildegard Falck, Mahmoud Fayad, Fred Alderman, and Amelia Piccinini. After him are Ed Hamm, Eric Carlberg, Grigory Mkrtychan, Finn Pedersen, Paul Tergat, and Ingrid Auerswald.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1885, Tim Ahearne ranks 182Before him are Burton Downing, Ring Lardner, Frederick Holman, Birger Sjöberg, Károly Dietz, and Otto Kruger. After him are Art Ross, Alain LeRoy Locke, Heinrich Schomburgk, Mór Kóczán, Charles Rosher, and Ben Chifley. Among people deceased in 1968, Tim Ahearne ranks 194Before him are Nikolai Stepulov, Kay Francis, Aleksandr Arbuzov, Carl Bertilsson, Ilias Tsirimokos, and Little Willie John. After him are Øystein Ore, Virginia Weidler, Frankie Lymon, Paul Radmilovic, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, and Virginia Valli.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Tim Ahearne ranks 250 out of 460Before him are Eoin O'Duffy (1890), John O'Shea (1981), George Salmon (1819), Tom Crean (1877), Cecelia Ahern (1981), and Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865). After him are Ronan Keating (1977), Michael McElhatton (1963), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Victor Herbert (1859), William Desmond Taylor (1872), and Charles Haughey (1925).

Among ATHLETES In Ireland

Among athletes born in Ireland, Tim Ahearne ranks 7Before him are John Flanagan (1873), Patrick Ryan (1881), Pat McDonald (1878), Matt McGrath (1875), Patrick Leahy (1877), and Martin Sheridan (1881). After him are Con Leahy (1876), Tom Kiely (1869), Edward Barrett (1877), Pat O'Callaghan (1906), Ron Delany (1935), and Eamonn Coghlan (1952).