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Ivan Yarygin

1948 - 1997

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Ivan Sergeyevich Yarygin (Russian: Иван Сергеевич Ярыгин, IPA: [ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ jɪˈrɨɡʲɪn]; 7 November 1948 – 11 October 1997) was a Soviet and Russian heavyweight freestyle wrestler. Between 1970 and 1980 he won all his major international competitions, except for the 1970 and 1974 European championships where he placed second. Yarygin was an Olympic champion in 1972 and 1976, being the first wrestler to go through an Olympic competition with straight pin victories and no foul points, a world champion in 1973, a World Cup winner five times, has never lost a single match in World Cup competition, and a European champion in 1972 and 1975–76, and won a world cup in 1973, 1976–77 and 1979–80. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Yarygin has received more than 112,798 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ivan Yarygin is the 106th most popular wrestler, the 1,749th most popular biography from Russia and the 5th most popular Russian Wrestler.

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Among wrestlers, Ivan Yarygin ranks 106 out of 700Before him are Ignazio Fabra, Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov, Akebono Tarō, Kustaa Pihlajamäki, Angelo Parisi, and Voldemar Väli. After him are Richárd Weisz, Ödön Zombori, Osvald Käpp, Rob Van Dam, Nathan Jones, and Mark Henry.

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Among people born in 1948, Ivan Yarygin ranks 428Before him are Manfred Kokot, Ernst Jean-Joseph, David Hungate, Ken Foree, Garrick Ohlsson, and Chantal Lauby. After him are Avery Brooks, Natalya Gundareva, Felix Kulov, Benny Morris, John Foxx, and Argentina Menis. Among people deceased in 1997, Ivan Yarygin ranks 217Before him are Chūhei Nambu, Roger Marche, Eugène Guillevic, Kathy Acker, Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem, and Voldemar Väli. After him are Lillian Disney, Jean Dréville, Julio Musimessi, Anne Stine Ingstad, Pilar Miró, and Bobby Helms.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ivan Yarygin ranks 1,749 out of 3,262Before him are Alexander Odoevsky (1802), Pyotr Mamonov (1951), Pavel Lungin (1949), Nikolai Tanayev (1945), Mikhail Tikhonravov (1900), and Valentin Muratov (1928). After him are Leonid Abalkin (1930), Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1884), Vikenty Veresaev (1867), Yuri Shevchuk (1957), Maya Kristalinskaya (1932), and Valeri Tokarev (1952).

Among WRESTLERS In Russia

Among wrestlers born in Russia, Ivan Yarygin ranks 5Before him are The French Angel (1903), Aleksandr Karelin (1967), Khabib Nurmagomedov (1988), and Oskari Friman (1893). After him are Buvaisar Saitiev (1975), Soslan Andiyev (1952), Artur Taymazov (1979), Abdulrashid Sadulaev (1996), Hüseyin Özkan (1972), Adam Saitiev (1977), and Magomed Ibragimov (1974).