Mykola Avilov

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Mykola Avilov (Ukrainian: Микола Вікторович Авілов, Russian: Николай Викторович Авилов, born 6 August 1948) is a retired Ukrainian Soviet decathlete (Odessa) who competed at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Olympics. He won a gold medal in 1972, setting a new world record, a bronze in 1976, and finished fourth in 1968.Unusually tall for his time Avilov first played basketball, then changed to high jump in 1962, and only in 1966 turned to decathlon. He won that event at the 1970 Universiade and finished second in 1973. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mykola Avilov has received more than 38,705 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Mykola Avilov is the 273rd most popular athlete (down from 266th in 2019), the 497th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 428th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Ukrainian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Mykola Avilov ranks 273 out of 3,055. Before him are Armas Taipale, Rhadi Ben Abdesselam, John Thomas, Erik Lundqvist, Spyridon Belokas, and Hartwig Gauder. After him are Alexandre Tuffère, John Kuck, Ben Adams, Kenenisa Bekele, Eero Berg, and Adolfo Consolini.

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Among people born in 1948, Mykola Avilov ranks 285Before him are Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Meir Shalev, Meg Foster, Alexander McCall Smith, Giuseppe Impastato, and Sandra Brown. After him are Ana Mendieta, Josef Hickersberger, Lojze Peterle, Koloman Gögh, Dave Holland, and John Ashton.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Mykola Avilov ranks 497 out of 913. Before him are Georgy Sedov (1877), Aleksandar Malinov (1867), Kazimierz Bartel (1882), Arkady Averchenko (1881), Shura Cherkassky (1909), and Itzik Feffer (1900). After him are Hermann Kesten (1900), Janina Lewandowska (1908), Yuri Shaporin (1887), Vera Inber (1890), Alfred Eisenbeisser (1908), and Alexandre Michon (1858).

Among ATHLETES In Ukraine

Among athletes born in Ukraine, Mykola Avilov ranks 13Before him are Galina Chistyakova (1962), Tatyana Prorochenko (1952), Anatoliy Bondarchuk (1940), Faina Melnik (1945), Leonid Zhabotinsky (1938), and Viktor Tsybulenko (1930). After him are Inessa Kravets (1966), Nina Dumbadze (1919), Nadezhda Tkachenko (1948), Bobbie Rosenfeld (1904), Yevhen Arzhanov (1948), and Vladimir Yashchenko (1959).