Tamara Press

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Tamara Natanovna Press (10 May 1937 – 26 April 2021) was a Soviet athlete who dominated the shot put and discus throw in the early 1960s. She won three gold medals and one silver medal at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and three European titles in 1958–1962. Between 1959 and 1965 she set 11 world records: five in the shot put and six in the discus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tamara Press has received more than 168,689 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Tamara Press is the 27th most popular athlete (down from 17th in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 155th in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Tamara Press ranks 27 out of 3,055Before her are Iolanda Balaș, Coroebus of Elis, Bobby Morrow, Wilma Rudolph, Sohn Kee-chung, and Ben Johnson. After her are Dora Ratjen, Al Oerter, Mike Powell, Javier Sotomayor, Éva Székely, and Ellery Harding Clark.

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Among people born in 1937, Tamara Press ranks 88Before her are Joseph Nye, Vittorio Brambilla, Rafael Moneo, Neeme Järvi, Thomas Nagel, and Ronald Venetiaan. After her are Valentin Pavlov, Cüneyt Arkın, Nikolai Kapustin, Keizō Obuchi, Anatoly Sobchak, and Hélène Cixous.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Tamara Press ranks 174 out of 913Before her are Louis B. Mayer (1884), Paul Muni (1895), Pavel Axelrod (1850), Leonid Kogan (1924), Stanisław Żółkiewski (1547), and Cyril Genik (1857). After her are Bruno Schulz (1892), Bion of Borysthenes (-325), Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1819), Stephen Timoshenko (1878), Yaropolk II of Kiev (1082), and Sergei Winogradsky (1856).

Among ATHLETES In Ukraine

Among athletes born in Ukraine, Tamara Press ranks 1After her are Irina Press (1939), Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (1938), Vladimir Kuts (1927), Viorica Viscopoleanu (1939), Volodymyr Holubnychy (1936), Galina Chistyakova (1962), Tatyana Prorochenko (1952), Anatoliy Bondarchuk (1940), Faina Melnik (1945), Leonid Zhabotinsky (1938), and Viktor Tsybulenko (1930).