The Most Famous

SKIERS from Estonia

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This page contains a list of the greatest Estonian Skiers. The pantheon dataset contains 540 Skiers, 3 of which were born in Estonia. This makes Estonia the birth place of the 17th most number of Skiers behind Poland and Croatia.

Top 3

The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Estonian Skiers of all time. This list of famous Estonian Skiers is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Andrus Veerpalu (1971 - )

With an HPI of 53.72, Andrus Veerpalu is the most famous Estonian Skier.  His biography has been translated into 20 different languages on wikipedia.

Andrus Veerpalu (born 8 February 1971) is a retired Estonian cross-country skier. He is Estonia's most successful Winter Olympian, having won the gold medal in men's 15 kilometre classical in 2002 and 2006, and silver in men's 50 kilometre classical in 2002.

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2. Allar Levandi (1965 - )

With an HPI of 48.78, Allar Levandi is the 2nd most famous Estonian Skier.  His biography has been translated into 15 different languages.

Allar Levandi (born December 28, 1965) is an Estonian nordic combined skier who competed during the late 1980s and early 1990s under two different nations in three straight Winter Olympic Games (1988: Soviet Union, 1992 and 1994: Estonia). He trained at Dynamo in Tallinn when Estonia was under Soviet rule in the late 1980s. He won a bronze in the 15 km individual at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. Levandi also won a bronze medal in the 3 x 10 km team event at the 1987 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf.

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3. Kelly Sildaru (2002 - )

With an HPI of 38.67, Kelly Sildaru is the 3rd most famous Estonian Skier.  Her biography has been translated into 15 different languages.

Kelly Sildaru (Estonian pronunciation: [ˈkelʲˑi ˈsilˑdɑ.ru]; born 17 February 2002) is an Estonian freestyle skier.

Pantheon has 3 people classified as skiers born between 1965 and 2002. Of these 3, 3 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living skiers include Andrus Veerpalu, Allar Levandi, and Kelly Sildaru. As of October 2020, 2 new skiers have been added to Pantheon including Allar Levandi and Kelly Sildaru.

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