Jüri Tarmak

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Jüri Tarmak (born 21 July 1946) is a former Estonian high jumper who competed for the Soviet Union.Tarmak took up athletics in 1963, following his father Aadu Tarmak, who was the Soviet champion in the discus throw in 1943–44. In 1970 he became a member of the Soviet national team. He won a silver and a bronze medal at European indoor championships in 1971 and 1972, and an Olympic gold medal in 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jüri Tarmak has received more than 17,564 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Jüri Tarmak is the 351st most popular athlete (up from 395th in 2019), the 115th most popular biography from Estonia (down from 99th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Estonian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Jüri Tarmak ranks 351 out of 3,055. Before him are John Akii-Bua, Tamara Tyshkevich, Kinue Hitomi, Jānis Daliņš, Harry Stenqvist, and Luise Krüger. After him are Renate Stecher, Robert Alt, Wolfgang Nordwig, Steve Prefontaine, Jim Lightbody, and Ted Meredith.

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Among people born in 1946, Jüri Tarmak ranks 383Before him are Juan Pons, Zsuzsa Koncz, Gram Parsons, Alan Dean Foster, Caterina Caselli, and Ognyan Gerdzhikov. After him are Ibn Warraq, Charles Bolden, Jack Horner, Jan Decleir, Ricardo Maduro, and Hiroshi Ochiai.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Jüri Tarmak ranks 115 out of 276. Before him are Roman Steinberg (1900), Jüri Jaakson (1870), Rudolf Tobias (1873), Tiit Vähi (1947), Arnold Luhaäär (1905), and Friedrich Robert Faehlmann (1798). After him are Johannes Kotkas (1915), Aleksey Shakhmatov (1864), Valeri Karpin (1969), Mart Siimann (1946), Jaan Kikkas (1892), and Adalberts Bubenko (1910).

Among ATHLETES In Estonia

Among athletes born in Estonia, Jüri Tarmak ranks 8Before him are Aleksander Klumberg (1899), Alfred Schmidt (1898), Alfred Neuland (1895), Harald Tammer (1899), Roman Steinberg (1900), and Arnold Luhaäär (1905). After him are Jaan Kikkas (1892), Adalberts Bubenko (1910), Ilmar Kullam (1922), Jaak Uudmäe (1954), Jüri Tamm (1957), and Erki Nool (1970).