Chen Yueling

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Chen Yueling (simplified Chinese: 陈跃玲; traditional Chinese: 陳躍玲; pinyin: Chén Yuèlíng; born December 24, 1969 (also reported as April 1, 1968) in Liaoning, China) is now an American race walker, who became the first ever female Olympic Race walking champion in 1992 while competing for China. She was virtually tied with former Soviet, Unified Team member Alina Ivanova with 200 meters to go. Ivanova then accelerated past Chen to the finish, while Chen held form. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chen Yueling has received more than 20,874 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Chen Yueling is the 2,821st most popular athlete (down from 2,376th in 2019), the 1,152nd most popular biography from China (down from 1,076th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Chinese Athlete.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among athletes, Chen Yueling ranks 2,821 out of 6,025Before her are Alexey Voyevoda, Vyacheslav Voronin, Daniel Alfredsson, Zdzisław Hoffmann, Alexandra Timoshenko, and Abel Kirui. After her are Balian Buschbaum, Abdullah Al-Rashidi, Mehmet Akif Pirim, Brigita Bukovec, Francesco Panetta, and Marie Dorin Habert.

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Among people born in 1968, Chen Yueling ranks 641Before her are Alberto Belsué, Girolamo Giovinazzo, Rodolfo Cardoso, James Patrick Stuart, Junot Díaz, and Bart Brentjens. After her are Christophe Ohrel, Adrian Scarborough, Jörg Stiel, Mehmet Akif Pirim, Josef Polig, and Nicholas Tombazis.

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In China

Among people born in China, Chen Yueling ranks 1,152 out of 1,610Before her are Li Qin (1990), Su Bingtian (1989), Guo Jianmei (1961), Zhang Ning (1975), Xu Yuhua (1976), and Li Ming (1971). After her are Li Xiaoxia (1988), Chen Dong (1978), Han Xiaopeng (1982), Zhou Dongyu (1992), Jia (1990), and Ju Jingyi (1994).

Among ATHLETES In China

Among athletes born in China, Chen Yueling ranks 15Before her are Huang Zhihong (1965), Yi Siling (1989), Wang Yan (1971), Li Meisu (1959), Xu Haifeng (1957), and Su Bingtian (1989). After her are Han Xiaopeng (1982), Luan Jujie (1958), Xian Dongmei (1975), Sui Xinmei (1965), Long Qingquan (1990), and Wang Liping (1976).