ATHLETE

Naim Süleymanoğlu

1967 - 2017

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Naim Süleymanoğlu (Bulgarian: Наим Сюлейманоглу; 23 January 1967 – 18 November 2017) was a Bulgarian, later Turkish Olympic weightlifter. He was a seven-time World Weightlifting champion and a three-time Olympic gold medalist who set 46 world records. The 147cm Süleymanoğlu's short stature and great strength led to him being nicknamed "Pocket Hercules". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Naim Süleymanoğlu has received more than 857,753 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Naim Süleymanoğlu is the 89th most popular athlete (up from 150th in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Bulgaria (up from 107th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Bulgarian Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Naim Süleymanoğlu ranks 89 out of 3,055Before him are Alain Mimoun, Alajos Szokolyi, Egil Danielsen, Josy Barthel, Gaston Roelants, and Stefka Kostadinova. After him are Friedrich Traun, Armin Hary, Gaston Reiff, Jim Hines, Sebastian Coe, and Aleksander Klumberg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1967, Naim Süleymanoğlu ranks 58Before him are Gigi D'Agostino, Liev Schreiber, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Miranda Otto, Maria Bello, and Irrfan Khan. After him are Rhys Ifans, Naser Orić, Lisa Bonet, François Ozon, Paul Gascoigne, and Naoko Takeuchi. Among people deceased in 2017, Naim Süleymanoğlu ranks 164Before him are Manuel Marín, Ulf Stark, Igor Volk, Shadia, Igor Shafarevich, and Gorden Kaye. After him are Lennart Nilsson, Shashi Kapoor, Miloslav Vlk, Roger Walkowiak, Veljo Tormis, and Aleksey Batalov.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Naim Süleymanoğlu ranks 88 out of 313Before him are Telets of Bulgaria (731), George II of Bulgaria (1300), Georgi Ivanov (1940), Sevar of Bulgaria (710), Theodore Svetoslav of Bulgaria (1270), and Stefka Kostadinova (1965). After him are Keratsa of Bulgaria (1348), Stefan Stambolov (1854), Abdülkerim Nadir Pasha (1807), Traicho Kostov (1897), Dobri Dobrev (1914), and Malamir of Bulgaria (810).

Among ATHLETES In Bulgaria

Among athletes born in Bulgaria, Naim Süleymanoğlu ranks 2Before him are Stefka Kostadinova (1965). After him are Ivanka Khristova (1941), Yordanka Donkova (1961), Diana Yorgova (1942), Mariya Petkova (1950), Yordanka Blagoeva (1947), Halil Mutlu (1973), Norair Nurikyan (1948), Ginka Zagorcheva (1958), Khristo Markov (1965), and Svetla Otsetova (1950).