Lyudmila Shevtsova

1934 - Today

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Lyudmila Ivanovna Gurevitch (nee Shevtsova later Lysenko; born 26 November 1934) is a retired Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 800 metres. On 3 July 1960, she set a world record in this event at 2 min 4.3 seconds. She equalled this time while winning the 800 m gold at the 1960 Olympics two months later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lyudmila Shevtsova has received more than 12,319 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Lyudmila Shevtsova is the 395th most popular athlete (down from 365th in 2019), the 1,472nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,252nd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Russian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Lyudmila Shevtsova ranks 395 out of 3,055Before her are Sverre Stenersen, Viktor Kapitonov, Lee Evans, Martin Lundström, Edward Cook, and Forrest Smithson. After her are Franjo Mihalić, Veniamin Soldatenko, Ioannis Persakis, Duncan McNaughton, Charles Gmelin, and Oscar Pistorius.

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Among people born in 1934, Lyudmila Shevtsova ranks 304Before her are Phạm Minh Mẫn, Martí Vergés, Michael May, Henry Cooper, Carlos Amigo Vallejo, and Ilaria Occhini. After her are Nirmala Joshi, Zlatko Papec, Pino Caruso, Inger Stevens, David Burke, and Jaegwon Kim.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Lyudmila Shevtsova ranks 1,472 out of 2,688Before her are Nadezhda Suslova (1843), Arkady Rotenberg (1951), Boris Grebenshchikov (1953), Fedor Ozep (1895), Andrej Hoteev (1946), and Aleksandr Mostovoi (1968). After her are Natalya Bondarchuk (1950), Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1884), Andrei Tchmil (1963), Boris Rybakov (1908), Vassily Maximov (1844), and Fyodor Khitruk (1917).

Among ATHLETES In Russia

Among athletes born in Russia, Lyudmila Shevtsova ranks 24Before her are Vyacheslav Ivanov (1938), Galina Zybina (1931), Yrjö Nikkanen (1914), Tamara Bykova (1958), Tatyana Kazankina (1951), and Viktor Kapitonov (1933). After her are Maria Itkina (1932), Aleksandra Chudina (1923), Leonid Spirin (1932), Valeri Vasiliev (1949), Lyudmila Bragina (1943), and Irina Privalova (1968).