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Aleksandr Karelin

1967 - Today

Aleksandr Karelin

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Karelin (kah-RE-lin, Russian: Александр Александрович Карелин, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr ɐlʲɪkˈsandrəvʲɪtɕ kəˈrʲelʲɪn]; born 19 September 1967) is a retired Greco-Roman wrestler for the Soviet Union and Russia. Nicknamed the "Russian Bear", "Russian King Kong", "Alexander the Great" and "The Experiment", he is considered the greatest Greco-Roman wrestler of all time. Karelin won gold medals at the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games under a different flag each time (Soviet Union, Unified Team and Russia respectively), and a silver medal at the 2000 Olympic Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandr Karelin has received more than 1,081,374 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 15th most popular wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRESTLERS

Among wrestlers, Aleksandr Karelin ranks 15 out of 562Before him are Bayram Şit, Dave Bautista, The Undertaker, Ric Flair, El Santo, and Rikidōzan. After him are Bruno Sammartino, Ivan Poddubny, Aleksandr Medved, Triple H, The Miz, and Stone Cold Steve Austin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1967, Aleksandr Karelin ranks 36Before him are Iván Zamorano, Yingluck Shinawatra, R. Kelly, Andrés Escobar, Guy Pearce, and Noel Gallagher. After him are Matthias Sammer, Paul Gascoigne, Amélie Nothomb, Jamie Foxx, Mino Raiola, and Laura Dern.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Karelin ranks 672 out of 2,050Before him are Vladislav Tretiak (1952), Andrei Karlov (1954), Viktor Tsoi (1962), Valeriy Brumel (1942), Yevgeny Dragunov (1920), and Zeki Velidi Togan (1890). After him are Markian Popov (1902), Pavel Tretyakov (1832), Sheikh Mansur (1750), Sergei Sobolev (1908), Helmut Lachenmann (1935), and Georgy Flyorov (1913).

Among WRESTLERS In Russia

Among wrestlers born in Russia, Aleksandr Karelin ranks 2Before him are The French Angel (1903). After him are Khabib Nurmagomedov (1988), Buvaisar Saitiev (1975), Artur Taymazov (1979), Adam Saitiev (1977), Magomed Ibragimov (1974), Khetag Gazyumov (1983), Beslan Mudranov (1986), Ihar Makarau (1979), Abdulrashid Sadulaev (1996), and Roman Vlasov (1990).

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