Prakash Padukone

1955 - Today

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Prakash Padukone (born 10 June 1955) is an Indian former badminton player. He was ranked World No. 1 in 1980; the same year he became the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prakash Padukone has received more than 3,109,283 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Prakash Padukone is the 12th most popular badminton player, the 1,104th most popular biography from India (down from 853rd in 2019) and the most popular Indian Badminton Player.

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  • 22

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Prakash Padukone has had the most page views in the with 352,928 views, followed by Hindi (7,194), and Indonesian (3,033). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (109.45%), Maithili (55.94%), and Telugu (31.95%)


Among badminton players, Prakash Padukone ranks 12 out of 117Before him are Park Joo-bong, Peter Gade, Alan Budikusuma, Carolina Marín, Viktor Axelsen, and Bang Soo-hyun. After him are Zhang Ning, Rexy Mainaky, Hendra Setiawan, Kento Momota, Rashid Sidek, and Xie Xingfang.

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Among people born in 1955, Prakash Padukone ranks 668Before him are Rob Portman, Alexander Pusch, Polly Draper, Paul Ginsparg, Richard Burr, and Masakazu Suzuki. After him are Gulshan Grover, Pete Shelley, Dietmar Schauerhammer, Eric Allman, Raghubar Das, and Catherine Asaro.

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In India

Among people born in India, Prakash Padukone ranks 1,104 out of 1,861Before him are Sahabzada Yaqub Khan (1920), Lara Dutta (1978), Rahul Dravid (1973), Parveen Sultana (1950), Karnam Malleswari (1975), and Toru Dutt (1856). After him are Muzaffar Ali (1944), Sushma Seth (1936), Gulshan Grover (1955), Krishna Hutheesing (1907), Shreya Ghoshal (1984), and Sushant Singh Rajput (1986).


Among badminton players born in India, Prakash Padukone ranks 1After him are Saina Nehwal (1990), P. V. Sindhu (1995), Pullela Gopichand (1973), Srikanth Kidambi (1993), Jwala Gutta (1983), Aparna Popat (1978), Ashwini Ponnappa (1989), Parupalli Kashyap (1986), Chirag Shetty (1997), and Lakshya Sen (2001).