Vincent Matthews

1947 - Today

Photo of Vincent Matthews

Icon of person Vincent Matthews

Vincent "Vince" Edward Matthews (born December 16, 1947) is an American former sprinter, winner of two Olympic gold medals, at the 1968 Summer Olympics and 1972 Summer Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincent Matthews has received more than 5,090 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Vincent Matthews is the 1,335th most popular athlete (up from 1,442nd in 2019), the 9,188th most popular biography from United States (up from 10,455th in 2019) and the 240th most popular American Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.1k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Vincent Matthews by language

Over the past year Vincent Matthews has had the most page views in the with 1,090 views, followed by German (902), and Czech (640). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Norwegian (Nynorsk) (61.85%), Greek (18.49%), and Egyptian Arabic (17.89%)


Among athletes, Vincent Matthews ranks 1,335 out of 6,025Before him are Bernhard Germeshausen, Vilhelm Carlberg, Randy Barnes, Arthur Wint, Shuhei Nishida, and Ferdinand Bie. After him are Barney Ewell, Sulo Nurmela, Richard Lawrence, Ingemar Hedberg, Commodore Cochran, and Ion Drîmbă.

Most Popular Athletes in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1947, Vincent Matthews ranks 665Before him are David Robb, Arantxa Urretabizkaia, Hans Jacobson, Antti Kalliomäki, Tillman Thomas, and Jeanne Shaheen. After him are Mary Kay Place, Alexei Ulanov, Paulo de Carvalho, Mamadu Ture Kuruma, Henryk Iwaniec, and Nina Fyodorova.

Others Born in 1947

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Vincent Matthews ranks 9,188 out of 20,380Before him are Christy Mathewson (1880), Peabo Bryson (1951), Brian Donlevy (1901), Kathy Hilton (1959), Willis Augustus Lee (1888), and Marion Leonard (1881). After him are Jim Risch (1943), Barney Ewell (1918), Lisa Franchetti (1964), Mary Arthur McElroy (1841), Bootsy Collins (1951), and Wally Ris (1924).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Vincent Matthews ranks 240Before him are Loren Murchison (1898), Mildred Wiley (1901), Caroline Smith (1906), Edward Moore (1897), Albert White (1895), and Randy Barnes (1966). After him are Barney Ewell (1918), Richard Lawrence (1906), Commodore Cochran (1902), Steve Prefontaine (1951), Gwen Torrence (1965), and Clyde King (1898).