Hugo Wieslander

1889 - 1976

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Karl Hugo Wieslander (11 June 1889 – 24 May 1976) was a Swedish athlete. He set the inaugural world record in the pentathlon in Gothenburg in 1911 with a score of 5516 points. The following year he finished second in the decathlon at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, 688 points behind Jim Thorpe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Wieslander has received more than 28,326 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hugo Wieslander is the 799th most popular athlete (down from 513th in 2019), the 785th most popular biography from Sweden and the 39th most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Hugo Wieslander ranks 799 out of 3,055Before him are Ingrid Becker, James Juvenal, Wolfgang Schmidt, Arthur Wint, Andy Stanfield, and Liu Xiang. After him are Jack Lovelock, Walter Byron, Gerhard Auer, Emil Kellenberger, John Woodruff, and Bill Nieder.

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Among people born in 1889, Hugo Wieslander ranks 213Before him are Nagamichi Kuroda, Carl Bertilsson, Minta Durfee, Vasily Struve, Claude McKay, and Ray Collins. After him are Fanny Durack, Robert Benchley, Marjorie Rambeau, Moroni Olsen, James Wordie, and Vera C. Bushfield. Among people deceased in 1976, Hugo Wieslander ranks 196Before him are Horacio Muñoz, Sybil Thorndike, Camilo Ponce Enríquez, Maria Klenova, Toni Ulmen, and Mortimer Wheeler. After him are Tibor Csík, Hans Theilig, Sid James, Károly Takács, DeHart Hubbard, and Vera C. Bushfield.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Hugo Wieslander ranks 785 out of 1,296Before him are Anja Pärson (1981), Marie Bergman (1950), Nick Bostrom (1973), Malin Åkerman (1978), Gösta Åsbrink (1881), and Kjell Johansson (1946). After him are Niklas Zennström (1966), Gunnel Vallquist (1918), Pär Zetterberg (1970), John Guidetti (1992), Helena Bergström (1964), and Eagle-Eye Cherry (1968).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Hugo Wieslander ranks 39Before him are Gustaf Lindblom (1891), Erik Adlerz (1892), Carl Bertilsson (1889), Hjalmar Johansson (1874), Bengt Nilsson (1934), and Eric Carlberg (1880). After him are Carolina Klüft (1983), Stefan Holm (1976), Kajsa Bergqvist (1976), Ulrika Knape (1955), Stefan Lövgren (1970), and Hanna Öberg (1995).