Ingemar Hedberg

1920 - 2019

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Ingemar Harald Robert Hedberg (8 March 1920 – 19 May 2019) was a Swedish sprint canoeist who competed in the early 1950s. He won the silver medal in the K-2 1000 m event at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. Hedberg also won three gold medals at the 1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Copenhagen, earning them in the K-1 4×500 m, K-2 500 m, and K-2 1000 m events. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ingemar Hedberg has received more than 12,281 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ingemar Hedberg is the 1,339th most popular athlete (down from 1,082nd in 2019), the 1,024th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 922nd in 2019) and the 91st most popular Swedish Athlete.

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.75

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Over the past year Ingemar Hedberg has had the most page views in the with 1,025 views, followed by Hungarian (437), and Chinese (398). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (97.01%), Hungarian (74.80%), and Arabic (40.36%)


Among athletes, Ingemar Hedberg ranks 1,339 out of 6,025Before him are Shuhei Nishida, Ferdinand Bie, Vincent Matthews, Barney Ewell, Sulo Nurmela, and Richard Lawrence. After him are Commodore Cochran, Ion Drîmbă, Ferenc Németh, Felix Gottwald, Inge Helten, and Kaarlo Kangasniemi.

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Among people born in 1920, Ingemar Hedberg ranks 382Before him are Bohumil Kudrna, Zully Moreno, Osvaldo Sáez, Alfonso Thiele, Sverre Farstad, and Arthur Wint. After him are Keith Andes, Václav Havel, Doug Serrurier, Alberto Calderón, Kelpo Gröndahl, and Hemanta Mukherjee. Among people deceased in 2019, Ingemar Hedberg ranks 445Before him are Carmine Caridi, D. A. Pennebaker, Jeon Mi-seon, Nadja Regin, Eduardo Nascimento, and Abdallah Lamrani. After him are Pernell Whitaker, Juan Rodríguez, Yoshihisa Yoshikawa, Nina Fyodorova, Sergio Valdés, and Maximilian Raub.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Ingemar Hedberg ranks 1,024 out of 1,879Before him are Ludwig Göransson (1984), Erik Norberg (1883), Birger Rosengren (1917), Pär Zetterberg (1970), Vilhelm Carlberg (1880), and Victor Carlund (1906). After him are Bernhard Britz (1906), Ingrid Sandahl (1924), Malik Bendjelloul (1977), Harald Julin (1890), Anita Skorgan (1958), and Arvid Knöppel (1867).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Ingemar Hedberg ranks 91Before him are Erik Svensson (1903), Lennart Strand (1921), Otto Nilsson (1879), Ingemar Johansson (1924), Lennart Klingström (1916), and Vilhelm Carlberg (1880). After him are Harald Julin (1890), Arvid Knöppel (1867), Gustaf Weidel (1890), Erik Elmsäter (1919), Arvid Spångberg (1890), and Herbert Lindström (1886).