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Elvīra Ozoliņa

1939 - Today

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Elvīra Anatoļjevna Ozoliņa (Russian: Эльвира Анатольевна Озолина, born 8 October 1939) is a retired Soviet javelin thrower. In 1960 she won gold medal with an Olympic Record of 55.98 m and was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour. Between 1960 and 1963 she set three world records. In 1964 she became the first woman to surpass 60 m (61.38 m, at Soviet Championships), but this result was not ratified as a world record by IAAF. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elvīra Ozoliņa has received more than 16,196 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Elvīra Ozoliņa is the 40th most popular athlete (up from 41st in 2019), the 547th most popular biography from Russia (up from 587th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Elvīra Ozoliņa ranks 40 out of 3,055Before her are Alvin Kraenzlein, Marita Koch, Irving Baxter, Oscar Swahn, Lasse Virén, and Ronnie Coleman. After her are Jan Železný, Vasily Alekseyev, Eddie Eagan, Tommie Smith, Ville Ritola, and Shizo Kanakuri.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1939, Elvīra Ozoliņa ranks 109Before her are Michael Moorcock, Mark Margolis, Ruggero Deodato, Stanisław Dziwisz, Jean Djorkaeff, and Michu Meszaros. After her are Robert Hansen, Nobuyuki Oishi, Joachim Yhombi-Opango, Leland H. Hartwell, Veruschka von Lehndorff, and Neil Sedaka.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Elvīra Ozoliņa ranks 547 out of 2,688Before her are Aleksei N. Leontiev (1903), Konstantin Makovsky (1839), Viktor Tikhonov (1930), Konstantin Melnikov (1890), Nikolai Krylenko (1885), and Nikolai Kardashev (1932). After her are Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), Nikolai Ge (1831), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Ramzan Kadyrov (1976), Ivan Sechenov (1829), and Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963).

Among ATHLETES In Russia

Among athletes born in Russia, Elvīra Ozoliņa ranks 1After her are Vasily Alekseyev (1942), Yuriy Sedykh (1955), Valeriy Brumel (1942), Yelena Isinbayeva (1982), Irena Szewińska (1946), Vsevolod Bobrov (1922), Vera Krepkina (1933), Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930), Yevgeny Grishin (1931), Veikko Hakulinen (1925), and Aleksandr Aksinin (1954).