Mahmoud Namjoo

1918 - 1990

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Mahmoud Namjoo (Persian: محمود نامجو, September 22, 1918 – January 21, 1989) was an Iranian bantamweight weightlifter. He competed at the 1948, 1952 and 1956 Olympics and placed fifth, second and third, respectively. At the world championships he won three gold, one silver and two bronze medals between 1949 and 1957, becoming the first Iranian weightlifter to win a world title. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahmoud Namjoo has received more than 34,305 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Mahmoud Namjoo is the 1,233rd most popular athlete (down from 705th in 2019), the 415th most popular biography from Iran (down from 347th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Iranian Athlete.

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Over the past year Mahmoud Namjoo has had the most page views in the with 13,165 views, followed by English (4,203), and German (532). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kinyarwanda (215.49%), Finnish (51.59%), and Gilaki (38.56%)


Among athletes, Mahmoud Namjoo ranks 1,233 out of 6,025Before him are Maurice Vignerot, Oswald Zappelli, Alan Washbond, Per-Erik Hedlund, Giuseppe Tosi, and Ken Matthews. After him are Albert Zürner, Chris Berger, John Powell, Raphaël Poirée, Nikolay Zimyatov, and Stefan Holm.

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Among people born in 1918, Mahmoud Namjoo ranks 267Before him are Axel Grönberg, Douglas Bennett, Donald Regan, Anne Gwynne, Jacques Baratier, and Gersh Budker. After him are Göte Hagström, Tony Rolt, Cachao, Dick Haymes, Barney Ewell, and Rafael Iriondo. Among people deceased in 1990, Mahmoud Namjoo ranks 261Before him are Costa Pereira, Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan, Ann Bishop, Ralph Abernathy, Harold Eugene Edgerton, and František Douda. After him are Ettore Giannini, Mohamed Latif, Çetin Zeybek, Alice Marble, Irmtraud Morgner, and Ramón Piñeiro López.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mahmoud Namjoo ranks 415 out of 631Before him are Ali Karimi (1978), Masih Alinejad (1976), Hossein Shahabi (1967), Mina Ahadi (1956), Alireza Faghani (1978), and Bahman Ghobadi (1969). After him are Shahrnush Parsipur (1946), Nazanin Boniadi (1979), Leila Hatami (1972), Abd al-Samad (1500), Guity Novin (1944), and Mehdi Mahdavikia (1977).

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Among ATHLETES In Iran

Among athletes born in Iran, Mahmoud Namjoo ranks 2Before him are Hadi Choopan (1987). After him are Ali Mirzaei (1929), Bahman Golbarnezhad (1968), Hadi Saei (1976), Ehsan Haddadi (1985), Javad Foroughi (1979), Zahra Nemati (1985), Behdad Salimi (1989), Elnaz Rekabi (1989), Kianoush Rostami (1991), and Sohrab Moradi (1988).