Sunday Bada

1969 - 2011

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Sunday Bada (22 June 1969 – 12 December 2011) was a Nigerian sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres event. He won three medals at the World Indoor Championships, including a gold medal in 1997. His personal best time was 44.63 seconds, and with 45.51 seconds indoor he holds the African indoor record. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sunday Bada has received more than 34,663 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Sunday Bada is the 3,559th most popular athlete (down from 3,103rd in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 139th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Nigerian Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 35k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 32.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sunday Badas by language

Over the past year Sunday Bada has had the most page views in the with 3,394 views, followed by French (920), and German (699). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (73.16%), French (34.31%), and Egyptian Arabic (32.98%)


Among athletes, Sunday Bada ranks 3,559 out of 6,025Before him are Joe Greene, Mark Gorski, Esther Jones, Pavel Rostovtsev, Kunjarani Devi, and Giovanni Pellielo. After him are Oh Jin-hyek, Deborah Gravenstijn, Anja Huber, Jemima Sumgong, Albina Akhatova, and Gintarė Scheidt.

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Among people born in 1969, Sunday Bada ranks 909Before him are Tetsuo Kagawa, Victor Alexander, Slavomír Kňazovický, Roberto Laiseka, Ángel Cabrera, and Esther Jones. After him are Pierre Turgeon, Jean-Cyril Robin, Aron Eisenberg, Oswaldo Ibarra, Marco Villa, and Mohamed Suleiman. Among people deceased in 2011, Sunday Bada ranks 528Before him are Eddie Turnbull, Alexander Galimov, John Dye, Masanori Sanada, Mark Hatfield, and Claudia Heill. After him are Mārtiņš Freimanis, Armen Gilliam, Theyab Awana, Tim Hetherington, Mohammed Nabbous, and Dennis Marshall.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Sunday Bada ranks 153 out of 309Before him are Simeon Nwankwo (1992), Joseph Akpala (1986), Austin Ejide (1984), Chidi Odiah (1983), Lukman Haruna (1990), and Benedict Iroha (1969). After him are Innocent Emeghara (1989), Alloysius Agu (1967), Peter Obi (1961), Chioma Ajunwa (1970), Glory Alozie (1977), and Moses Simon (1995).

Among ATHLETES In Nigeria

Among athletes born in Nigeria, Sunday Bada ranks 3Before him are Francis Obikwelu (1978), and Charity Opara (1972). After him are Chioma Ajunwa (1970), Glory Alozie (1977), Gloria Kemasuode (1979), Uchenna Emedolu (1976), Mary Onyali-Omagbemi (1968), Falilat Ogunkoya (1968), Jude Monye (1973), Deji Aliu (1975), and Florence Ekpo-Umoh (1977).