SKATER

Ludmila Belousova

1935 - 2017

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Ludmila Yevgenyevna Belousova (Russian: Людмила Евгеньевна Белоусова; 22 November 1935 – 26 September 2017) was a Soviet and Russian pair skater who represented the Soviet Union. With her partner and husband Oleg Protopopov, she was a two-time Olympic champion (1964, 1968) and four-time World champion (1965–1968). In 1979, the pair defected to Switzerland and became Swiss citizens in 1995. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludmila Belousova has received more than 132,647 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ludmila Belousova is the 12th most popular skater (down from 11th in 2019), the 855th most popular biography from Russia (down from 776th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Russian Skater.

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  • 54.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SKATERS

Among skaters, Ludmila Belousova ranks 12 out of 483Before her are Tonya Harding, Clas Thunberg, Katarina Witt, Gillis Grafström, Ondrej Nepela, and Ivar Ballangrud. After her are Karl Schäfer, Hjalmar Andersen, Ethel Muckelt, Sjoukje Dijkstra, Fred Anton Maier, and Debbi Wilkes.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Ludmila Belousova ranks 146Before her are Inger Christensen, Charles Koch, Kenneth Tsang, Hans Tilkowski, Oleg Tabakov, and Yakov Sinai. After her are Jack Welch, Robert Conrad, Vasily Livanov, Pierre Kartner, Annie Proulx, and Leonardo Del Vecchio. Among people deceased in 2017, Ludmila Belousova ranks 154Before her are Charles Bachman, Umberto Lenzi, Frank Vincent, Richard F. Gordon Jr., William Peter Blatty, and Claude Rich. After her are Mildred Dresselhaus, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, Ulf Stark, Étienne Tshisekedi, Kate Millett, and Viktor Gorbatko.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ludmila Belousova ranks 855 out of 3,761Before her are Oleg Tabakov (1935), Yakov Sinai (1935), Vladimir Kokovtsov (1853), Lidia Ruslanova (1900), Yekaterina Budanova (1916), and Tatiana Samoilova (1934). After her are Erich von Drygalski (1865), Vyacheslav Zudov (1942), Walter Krupinski (1920), Alexander Kotov (1913), Aleksei Gubarev (1931), and Pavel Tretyakov (1832).

Among SKATERS In Russia

Among skaters born in Russia, Ludmila Belousova ranks 3Before her are Adelina Sotnikova (1996), and Oleg Protopopov (1932). After her are Lidiya Skoblikova (1939), Evgeni Plushenko (1982), Viktor Kosichkin (1938), Nikolai Panin (1872), Sergei Grinkov (1967), Klara Guseva (1937), Aleksandr Gorshkov (1946), Ekaterina Gordeeva (1971), and Eteri Tutberidze (1974).