Boris Shakhlin

1932 - 2008

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Boris Anfiyanovich Shakhlin (Russian: Борис Анфиянович Шахлин; 27 January 1932 – 30 May 2008) was a Soviet gymnast who was the 1960 Olympic all-around champion and the 1958 all-around World Champion. He won a total of 13 medals including seven gold medals at the Summer Olympics, and was the most successful athlete at the 1960 Summer Olympics. He held the record for most Olympic medals by a male athlete record until gymnast Nikolai Andrianov won his 14th and 15th medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Shakhlin has received more than 57,336 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Boris Shakhlin is the 13th most popular gymnast (down from 10th in 2019), the 798th most popular biography from Russia (down from 739th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Gymnast.

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Among gymnasts, Boris Shakhlin ranks 13 out of 181Before him are Olga Tass, Leon Štukelj, Věra Čáslavská, Louis Zutter, Nikolai Andrianov, and Ágnes Keleti. After him are Sawao Kato, Akinori Nakayama, Takashi Ono, Petros Persakis, Alfred Schwarzmann, and Ioannis Mitropoulos.

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Among people born in 1932, Boris Shakhlin ranks 161Before him are Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, Eleanor F. Helin, Dudley R. Herschbach, József Antall, Hassan Al-Turabi, and Alvin Plantinga. After him are Michael H. Hart, Richard Lester, Robert Anton Wilson, Carlos Borges, Jean-Pierre Marielle, and Miloslav Vlk. Among people deceased in 2008, Boris Shakhlin ranks 102Before him are Paul Scofield, Lazare Ponticelli, Ove Andersson, Robert Mulligan, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, and Josef Tal. After him are Mitch Mitchell, Sofiko Chiaureli, Mate Parlov, David Ausubel, Charles Tilly, and Fred Sinowatz.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Boris Shakhlin ranks 798 out of 2,688Before him are Khertek Anchimaa-Toka (1912), Alexander von Middendorff (1815), Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (1827), Fyodor Sologub (1863), Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878), and Alisa Freindlich (1934). After him are Aleksey Arakcheyev (1769), Edison Denisov (1929), Orest Kiprensky (1782), Aleksei Gubarev (1931), Nikolai Amosov (1913), and Valery Nepomnyashchy (1943).

Among GYMNASTS In Russia

Among gymnasts born in Russia, Boris Shakhlin ranks 2Before him are Nikolai Andrianov (1952). After him are Veikko Huhtanen (1919), Valentin Muratov (1928), Yuri Titov (1935), Mikhail Voronin (1945), Larisa Petrik (1949), Svetlana Khorkina (1979), Yelena Shushunova (1969), Yelena Davydova (1961), Dmitry Bilozerchev (1966), and Yevgeniya Kanayeva (1990).