Carlos Lopes

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Carlos Alberto de Sousa Lopes, GCIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaɾluʒ ˈlɔpɨʃ], born 18 February 1947) is a Portuguese former long-distance runner who competed for Sporting of Portugal at club level. He won the marathon at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, becoming Portugal's first Olympic gold medalist and setting an Olympic record for the event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Lopes has received more than 167,198 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Carlos Lopes is the 157th most popular athlete (down from 131st in 2019), the 3,711th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,809th in 2019) and the 40th most popular American Athlete.

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  • 170k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Carlos Lopes by language

Over the past year Carlos Lopes has had the most page views in the with 20,650 views, followed by English (19,514), and French (3,443). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (106.93%), Portuguese (71.27%), and Dutch (59.20%)


Among athletes, Carlos Lopes ranks 157 out of 6,025Before him are Roger Bannister, Robert Hennet, Ken McArthur, Naim Süleymanoğlu, John Carlos, and Silvio Cator. After him are Gretel Bergmann, Galina Zybina, Viggo Jensen, Klas Lestander, Gioacchino Guaragna, and Johan Grøttumsbråten.

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Among people born in 1947, Carlos Lopes ranks 270Before him are Alan Dale, Lev Rubinstein, László Fazekas, Jozef De Kesel, Peter Senge, and Tim Buckley. After him are David Chiang, Jean Echenoz, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein, Joe Morton, and Ann Hui.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carlos Lopes ranks 3,711 out of 20,380Before him are Claire Trevor (1910), Linda McMahon (1948), Tim Buckley (1947), Howard Fast (1914), William Thurston (1946), and Richard E. Bellman (1920). After him are Vince Gilligan (1967), Jon Krakauer (1954), Harris Yulin (1937), Mancur Olson (1932), Sandra Faber (1944), and Eddie Albert (1906).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Carlos Lopes ranks 40Before him are Thomas Curtis (1873), Sherm Clark (1899), Jim Thorpe (1887), Harrison Dillard (1923), Barbara Jones (1937), and John Carlos (1945). After him are Ralph Craig (1889), James Quinn (1906), Jay Cutler (1973), Parry O'Brien (1932), Lee Evans (1947), and Harry Hillman (1881).