Karch Kiraly

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Charles Frederick "Karch" Kiraly () (born November 3, 1960) is an American volleyball player, coach and broadcast announcer. In the 1980s he was a central part of the U.S National Team that won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games. He went on to win the gold medal again at the 1996 Olympic Games, the first Olympic competition to feature beach volleyball. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karch Kiraly has received more than 568,086 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Karch Kiraly is the most popular volleyball player (up from 4th in 2019), the 5,917th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,897th in 2019) and the most popular American Volleyball Player.

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.21

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  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among volleyball players, Karch Kiraly ranks 1 out of 121After him are Lang Ping, Josef Musil, Vyacheslav Zaytsev, Giba, Bernardo Rezende, Yuriy Poyarkov, Masae Kasai, Nikola Grbić, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Andrea Anastasi, and Yekaterina Gamova.

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Among people born in 1960, Karch Kiraly ranks 176Before him are Craig Mello, Chris Waddle, Annabella Sciorra, Igor Larionov, Aguri Suzuki, and BD Wong. After him are Temuera Morrison, Reed Hastings, Mehmed Baždarević, Seth Godin, Kyle Gass, and Doug Hutchison.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Karch Kiraly ranks 5,917 out of 15,968Before him are Jason Lee (1970), Malcolm Browne (1931), John Larroquette (1947), Alfred Sturtevant (1891), Karl Logan (1965), and Ray Evans (1915). After him are Julia Louis-Dreyfus (1961), Charles Sheeler (1883), Brian Littrell (1975), Barrington Moore Jr. (1913), JoBeth Williams (1948), and David Diamond (1915).


Among volleyball players born in United States, Karch Kiraly ranks 1After him are Kerri Walsh Jennings (1978), Clayton Stanley (1978), Lloy Ball (1972), Matt Anderson (1987), Kimberly Hill (1989), Logan Tom (1981), Reid Priddy (1977), David Lee (1982), Misty May-Treanor (1977), Maxwell Holt (1987), and Kawika Shoji (1987).