Jaan Kikkas

1892 - 1944

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Juhan "Jaan" Kikkas (5 June 1892 – 9 March 1944) was an Estonian middleweight weightlifter. He won a bronze medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics, setting a world record in the snatch.Kikkas first trained as a cyclist, and changed to weightlifting in 1921, aged 29. Next year he placed fourth at the world championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaan Kikkas has received more than 8,535 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Jaan Kikkas is the 380th most popular athlete (up from 409th in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from Estonia and the 9th most popular Estonian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Jaan Kikkas ranks 380 out of 3,055Before her are Ivo Van Damme, Karen Hoff, Inga Gentzel, Chūhei Nambu, Mihaela Peneș, and Bevil Rudd. After her are Charles Reidpath, Launceston Elliot, Margitta Gummel, Adalberts Bubenko, Asbjørn Ruud, and Robert Lindsay.

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Among people born in 1892, Jaan Kikkas ranks 185Before her are Ludwig Berger, Antonio María Barbieri, Al St. John, Ronald Rawson, Ferde Grofé, and Pierre Frieden. After her are Archibald MacLeish, Dorothy Garrod, Peggy Wood, Gaetano Belloni, Cuno Hoffmeister, and Gerhard Rohlfs. Among people deceased in 1944, Jaan Kikkas ranks 207Before her are Dénes Berinkey, Rudolf Harbig, Al Smith, Jędrzej Moraczewski, Oszkár Gerde, and Andrey Toshev. After her are Endre Steiner, Alejandro Villanueva, Wendell Willkie, Kustaa Pihlajamäki, Shigeo Arai, and Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Jaan Kikkas ranks 120 out of 276Before her are Friedrich Robert Faehlmann (1798), Jüri Tarmak (1946), Johannes Kotkas (1915), Aleksey Shakhmatov (1864), Valeri Karpin (1969), and Mart Siimann (1946). After her are Adalberts Bubenko (1910), Eino Tamberg (1930), Knudåge Riisager (1897), Ester Mägi (1922), Artur Lemba (1885), and Eri Klas (1939).

Among ATHLETES In Estonia

Among athletes born in Estonia, Jaan Kikkas ranks 9Before her are Alfred Schmidt (1898), Alfred Neuland (1895), Harald Tammer (1899), Roman Steinberg (1900), Arnold Luhaäär (1905), and Jüri Tarmak (1946). After her are Adalberts Bubenko (1910), Ilmar Kullam (1922), Jaak Uudmäe (1954), Jüri Tamm (1957), Erki Nool (1970), and Gerd Kanter (1979).