Tommy Hampson

1907 - 1965

Tommy Hampson

Thomas "Tommy" Hampson (28 October 1907 – 4 September 1965) was an English athlete, winner of the 800 metres at the 1932 Summer Olympics and the first man to run 800 metres in under 1 minute 50 seconds. Hampson, a native of Clapham (London), didn't take up running seriously until the last year of his studies at Oxford University. After completing his education, he became a teacher in 1930 (at St Albans School). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Hampson has received more than 16,910 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 267th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Tommy Hampson ranks 268 out of 2,090Before him are William Porter, Xenia Stad-de Jong, Harri Larva, Henry Eriksson, Mykola Avilov, and Oscar Pistorius. After him are Arie van Vliet, Eino Penttilä, Spyridon Belokas, Gunder Hägg, Charles Bacon, and Arvo Askola.

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Among people born in 1907, Tommy Hampson ranks 174Before him are William Steig, František Junek, Junji Nishikawa, Israel Regardie, Germán Suárez Flamerich, and Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter. After him are Amir Sjarifuddin, Vasja Pirc, Ludwig Biermann, István Bárány, Eugène Chaboud, and Edmond Delfour. Among people deceased in 1965, Tommy Hampson ranks 113Before him are Konstantin Muraviev, Fred Quimby, E. E. Smith, Louise Dresser, Nancy Carroll, and Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen. After him are Margaret Dumont, Philip Showalter Hench, Frederick Browning, Marion Jones Farquhar, Adlai Stevenson II, and Johnny Hayes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tommy Hampson ranks 2,550 out of 5,347Before him are Edmund Crouchback (1245), Steve Davis (1957), Peter Banks (1947), Graham Swift (1949), Rose Leslie (1987), and Robert Brown (1921). After him are Jodie Whittaker (1982), Richard Marquand (1937), Mark Gatiss (1966), Dougray Scott (1965), Dua Lipa (1995), and Edith Evans (1888).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, Tommy Hampson ranks 12Before him are Ken McArthur (1881), Robert Kerr (1882), Alfred Tysoe (1874), Harold Abrahams (1899), Charles Bennett (1870), and George Larner (1875). After him are John Rimmer (1878), Jonathan Edwards (1966), Dorian Yates (1962), Edwin Flack (1873), John Ainsworth-Davis (1895), and Norman Read (1931).