Sergey Bubka

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Sergey Nazarovych Bubka (Ukrainian: Сергій Назарович Бубка, born 4 December 1963) is a Soviet and 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 893,748 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Sergey Bubka is the 2,512th most popular politician (up from 3,045th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 103rd in 2019) and the 33rd 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 2,512 out of 15,710Before him are Werner von Haeften, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Psamtik II, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, and César Gaviria. After him are Bahram V, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Rudolf I of Bohemia, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and Thabo Mbeki.

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Among people born in 1963, Sergey Bubka ranks 15Before him are George Michael, Viktor Orbán, Garry Kasparov, Till Lindemann, Mohammed VI of Morocco, and Eros Ramazzotti. After him are Donnie Yen, James Hetfield, James May, Lisa Kudrow, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Thomas Anders.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Sergey Bubka ranks 85 out of 913Before him are Oleg Blokhin (1952), Larisa Latynina (1934), Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Clarice Lispector (1920), Nachman of Breslov (1772), and Lee Strasberg (1901). After him are Sonia Delaunay (1885), Marie Bashkirtseff (1858), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Reinhold Glière (1874), and Ivan Franko (1856).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Sergey Bubka ranks 33Before him are Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Karl Radek (1885), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Leonid Kravchuk (1934), Daniel of Galicia (1201), and Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886). After him are Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Nikolai Tikhonov (1905), Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875), and Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640).