Adhemar da Silva

1927 - 2001

Adhemar da Silva

Adhemar Ferreira da Silva (September 29, 1927 – January 12, 2001) was a Brazilian triple jumper. He won two Olympic gold medals and set four world records in athletics, the last being 16.56 metres in 1955 Pan American Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adhemar da Silva has received more than 37,458 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 145th most popular athlete.

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Adhemar da Silva ranks 145 out of 2,090Before him are Grete Waitz, Edwin Moses, Eugen Schmidt, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, Evangelos Damaskos, and Reggie Walker. After him are Mamo Wolde, Yevgeny Grishin, Platt Adams, Eugenio Monti, Naim Süleymanoğlu, and Erik Lundqvist.

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Among people born in 1927, Adhemar da Silva ranks 169Before him are Jack Cassidy, John Ashbery, William Labov, Ales Adamovich, Sadako Ogata, and László Paskai. After him are Theodore Maiman, Romano Scarpa, Werner Liebrich, Estelle Parsons, Júlio Duarte Langa, and Charles de Tornaco. Among people deceased in 2001, Adhemar da Silva ranks 111Before him are Alexei Tupolev, Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Helge Ingstad, Mirza Delibašić, Beatrice Straight, and Richard Wurmbrand. After him are Mohamed Atta, Ninette de Valois, Aldo Olivieri, William P. Rogers, Jelle Zijlstra, and Tamara Smirnova.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Adhemar da Silva ranks 233 out of 1,296Before him are Carvalho Leite (1912), Hulk (1986), Julinho (1929), Branco (1964), Moacir Claudino Pinto (1936), and Beth Carvalho (1946). After him are Oswaldo de Oliveira (1950), Araken Patusca (1905), Ruy Barbosa (1849), Friaça (1924), Nílton de Sordi (1931), and Carlos Luz (1894).

Among ATHLETES In Brazil

Among athletes born in Brazil, Adhemar da Silva ranks 1After him are Nelson Prudêncio (1944), Joaquim Cruz (1963), João Carlos de Oliveira (1954), Torben Grael (1960), Robert Scheidt (1973), Ricardo Santos (1975), Maurren Maggi (1976), Fabiana Murer (1981), Mayra Aguiar (1991), and Felipe Wu (1992).

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