Aleksandr Medved

1937 - Today

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Aleksandr Vasiliyevich Medved (born 16 September 1937) is a Ukrainian-born Soviet Belarusian retired freestyle wrestler who competed for the Soviet Union and was named "one of the greatest wrestlers in history" by FILA, the sport's governing body. Between 1962 and 1972 he won three Olympic gold medals, seven world and three European titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandr Medved has received more than 124,981 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Aleksandr Medved is the 14th most popular wrestler (up from 21st in 2019), the 260th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 302nd in 2019) and the most popular Wrestler.

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  • 120k

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  • 55.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Aleksandr Medved ranks 14 out of 700Before him are Antonio Inoki, Anton Geesink, Dave Bautista, Chyna, Rocky Johnson, and The Undertaker. After him are Ric Flair, Ivan Poddubny, Bruno Sammartino, Rikidōzan, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Isao Inokuma.

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Among people born in 1937, Aleksandr Medved ranks 120Before him are Daniel McFadden, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Emerich Jenei, Tom Courtenay, Manuel Pinto da Costa, and Edward Fox. After him are Monkey Punch, Valentin Bondarenko, Bella Akhmadulina, Eugen Doga, Amos Tversky, and Carmen Pereira.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Aleksandr Medved ranks 260 out of 1,083Before him are Igor Svyatoslavich (1151), Abram Ioffe (1880), Igor II of Kiev (1100), Franz Doppler (1821), Jerzy Kawalerowicz (1922), and Grigori Sokolnikov (1888). After him are Zalmoxis (-713), Naftali Herz Imber (1856), Ivan Poddubny (1871), Igor Sergeyev (1938), Vsevolod II of Kiev (1104), and Arseny Tarkovsky (1907).

Among WRESTLERS In Ukraine

Among wrestlers born in Ukraine, Aleksandr Medved ranks 1After him are Ivan Poddubny (1871), Mariya Stadnik (1988), Daria Bilodid (2000), Vladimir Kozlov (1979), Zhan Beleniuk (1991), Iryna Merleni (1982), Vasyl Fedoryshyn (1981), and Nataliya Synyshyn (1985).