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Sergey Bubka

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Sergey Nazarovych Bubka (Ukrainian: Сергій Назарович Бубка; born 4 December 1963) is a Ukrainian former pole vaulter. He represented the Soviet Union until its dissolution in 1991. Bubka was twice named Athlete of the Year by Track & Field News, and in 2012 was one of 24 athletes inducted as inaugural members of the International Association of Athletics Federations Hall of Fame.Bubka won six consecutive IAAF World Championships, an Olympic gold medal and broke the world record for men's pole vault 35 times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergey Bubka has received more than 964,305 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Sergey Bubka is the 2,351st most popular politician (up from 2,508th in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 85th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Sergey Bubka is most famous for being the first pole vaulter to clear 6.00 meters. He is also known for being the first pole vaulter to clear 6.10 meters, 6.20 meters, and 6.30 meters.

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Among politicians, Sergey Bubka ranks 2,351 out of 15,577Before him are John of Brienne, Merneith, Isaias Afwerki, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, James III of Scotland, and Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia. After him are Peroz I, Milan I of Serbia, Cleopatra IV of Egypt, Ptolemy X Alexander I, Manco Inca Yupanqui, and Æthelberht, King of Wessex.

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Among people born in 1963, Sergey Bubka ranks 12Before him are José Mourinho, Jet Li, George Michael, Garry Kasparov, Viktor Orbán, and Ronald Koeman. After him are Till Lindemann, Donnie Yen, Mohammed VI of Morocco, James Hetfield, Thomas Anders, and Peter Schmeichel.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Sergey Bubka ranks 82 out of 1,083Before him are Georges Charpak (1924), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Karl Radek (1885), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Anacharsis (-700), and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884). After him are Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Clarice Lispector (1920), Nachman of Breslov (1772), Andriy Shevchenko (1976), and Josaphat Kuntsevych (1580).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Sergey Bubka ranks 34Before him are Fanny Kaplan (1890), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Karl Radek (1885), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884). After him are Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), Boris Shcherbina (1919), Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640), and Nikolai Tikhonov (1905).