Willie Steele

1923 - 1989

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William Samuel Steele (July 14, 1923 – September 19, 1989) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the long jump. Steele won the gold medal in the long jump at the 1948 London Olympics. A two-time USA Outdoor champion, Steele was the 1948 Olympic Trials champion and a two-time NCAA long jump champion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willie Steele has received more than 25,525 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Willie Steele is the 942nd most popular athlete, the 9,954th most popular biography from United States and the 202nd most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Willie Steele ranks 942 out of 3,055Before him are Annette Rogers, Siegrun Siegl, Ghada Shouaa, Thomas Munkelt, Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu, and Nikolay Zimyatov. After him are Ann Packer, David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, Leroy Burrell, Otis Davis, Yohan Blake, and Marte Olsbu Røiseland.

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Among people born in 1923, Willie Steele ranks 359Before him are George Mostow, Denise Levertov, Viktor Shuvalov, Dale Robertson, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, and Bruno Zumino. After him are Cathleen Synge Morawetz, Balram Jakhar, Kuldip Nayar, Ed McMahon, Bernice Rubens, and Horace Ashenfelter. Among people deceased in 1989, Willie Steele ranks 225Before him are Rebecca Schaeffer, Amanda Blake, Richard Rado, Woody Shaw, Stella Gibbons, and S. David Griggs. After him are Aileen Pringle, Beatrice Lillie, Thomas Sopwith, Shamil Serikov, Merritt Butrick, and Frances Bavier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Willie Steele ranks 9,954 out of 15,968Before him are Jesse Plemons (1988), Glenn Strange (1899), Wade Hampton III (1818), Rob Rock (1959), Chloe Jones (1975), and Adam Jones (1965). After him are Edward James Roye (1815), Michael Cooper (1956), Juliet Landau (1965), Walter Rauschenbusch (1861), Aimee Mullins (1975), and George Henry Thomas (1816).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Willie Steele ranks 202Before him are Tranquilo Cappozzo (1918), Charles Jenkins Sr. (1934), Frank Greer (1879), Armand Duplantis (1999), Hector Dyer (1910), and Annette Rogers (1913). After him are Leroy Burrell (1967), Otis Davis (1932), Frank Waller (1884), Charles Vinci (1933), Emerson Spencer (1906), and Mac Wilkins (1950).