Pyotr Bolotnikov

1930 - 2013

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Pyotr Grigoryevich Bolotnikov (Russian: Пётр Григо́рьевич Боло́тников; 8 March 1930 – 20 December 2013) was a Soviet Track and field athlete who competed mainly in long-distance running events. He was the winner of the 10,000 metres at the 1960 Summer Olympics. Born in Zinovkino, Krasnoslobodsky District, Mordovian ASSR (now the Republic of Mordovia), Bolotnikov started athletics only at age twenty, when he joined the Soviet Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pyotr Bolotnikov has received more than 18,159 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Pyotr Bolotnikov is the 132nd most popular athlete (down from 98th in 2019), the 986th most popular biography from Russia (down from 805th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Russian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Pyotr Bolotnikov ranks 132 out of 3,055Before him are Pietro Mennea, Johnny Hayes, Esther Brand, William Hoyt, Vera Krepkina, and Frank Jarvis. After him are Gisela Mauermayer, Peter Snell, Volodymyr Holubnychy, Alfred Schmidt, Carlos Lopes, and Olga Fikotová.

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Among people born in 1930, Pyotr Bolotnikov ranks 231Before him are Jesús Garay, Anne Francis, Josef Hügi, Yuri Artyukhin, José María Zárraga, and Lothar Wolleh. After him are Roy E. Disney, Frederick Wiseman, Sa'dun Hammadi, Adile Naşit, Lawrence Eagleburger, and Ryszard Kukliński. Among people deceased in 2013, Pyotr Bolotnikov ranks 180Before him are Jim Kelly, Helen Thomas, Richie Havens, Jeff Hanneman, August Schellenberg, and Ignacio Eizaguirre. After him are Norma Bengell, Otto Muehl, Nílton de Sordi, Georges Lautner, Mirko Kovač, and Aleksei Yuryevich German.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Pyotr Bolotnikov ranks 986 out of 2,688Before him are Yulian Semyonov (1931), Boris Barnet (1902), Olena Teliha (1906), Yuri Artyukhin (1930), Nikolai Tcherepnin (1873), and Ruslan Khasbulatov (1942). After him are Alexander Lodygin (1847), Vasily Rozanov (1856), Yevgeny Khrunov (1933), Matvei Platov (1753), Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin (1693), and Yegor Gaidar (1956).

Among ATHLETES In Russia

Among athletes born in Russia, Pyotr Bolotnikov ranks 9Before him are Yuriy Sedykh (1955), Valeriy Brumel (1942), Yelena Isinbayeva (1982), Irena Szewińska (1946), Vsevolod Bobrov (1922), and Vera Krepkina (1933). After him are Yevgeny Grishin (1931), Veikko Hakulinen (1925), Aleksandr Aksinin (1954), Natalya Lisovskaya (1962), Alexander Ragulin (1941), and Nina Ponomaryova (1929).