Ryu Seung-min

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Ryu Seung-min (Korean: 유승민; Korean pronunciation: [ju.sɯŋ.min]; born August 5, 1982) is a South Korean table tennis player who won the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's singles competition. His opponent was Wang Hao, a top-seeded player from the Chinese national team. Along the way, he defeated 1992 Olympic champion Jan-Ove Waldner with 4–1. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ryu Seung-min has received more than 112,300 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ryu Seung-min is the 39th most popular table tennis player (down from 34th in 2019), the 534th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 492nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South Korean Table Tennis Player.

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  • 40.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ryu Seung-min has had the most page views in the with 13,317 views, followed by Korean (10,017), and Chinese (9,883). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (67.81%), Azerbaijani (59.11%), and French (56.61%)


Among table tennis players, Ryu Seung-min ranks 39 out of 107Before him are Jean-Philippe Gatien, Jiang Jialiang, Erik Lindh, Xu Xin, Joo Sae-hyuk, and Zhang Yining. After him are Kim Taek-soo, Jörg Roßkopf, Michael Maze, Fan Zhendong, Ulf Bengtsson, and Li Bun-hui.

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Among people born in 1982, Ryu Seung-min ranks 279Before him are Ruth Wilson, Shin Sung-rok, Dustin Clare, Buğra Gülsoy, Marina Aleksandrova, and Benjamin Walker. After him are Yana Klochkova, Stevica Ristić, Medina, Tero Pitkämäki, Madjid Bougherra, and Tom Schilling.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Ryu Seung-min ranks 534 out of 1,128Before him are Suho (1991), Noh Jung-yoon (1971), Jang Ki-yong (1992), Hwang Ui-jo (1992), Shin Sung-rok (1982), and Han Chae-young (1980). After him are Kang Min-hyuk (1991), Um Ki-joon (1976), Kim Ki-bum (1987), Changmin (1988), Kim Jung-hyun (1990), and Kim Jaewon (1981).


Among table tennis players born in South Korea, Ryu Seung-min ranks 3Before him are Yoo Nam-kyu (1968), and Joo Sae-hyuk (1980). After him are Kim Taek-soo (1970), Hyun Jung-hwa (1969), Ahn Jae-hyung (1965), Oh Sang-eun (1977), Yang Young-ja (1964), Kim Kyung-ah (1977), Park Mi-young (1981), and Lee Chul-seung (1972).