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Torben Grael

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Torben Schmidt Grael (born 22 July 1960) is one of the most well known Brazilian sailors, renowned in international competitions. A descendant of Danes, he was taken sailing by his grandfather at the age of five years on the sailboat Aileen, of the 6 Metre class, which was the boat used by the silver medal-winning 1912 Summer Olympics Danish sailing team. Once he moved to Niterói, he started sailing with his brother, Lars Grael, also an Olympic medal winner, on the Bay of Guanabara. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Torben Grael has received more than 85,035 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Torben Grael is the 1,416th most popular athlete (down from 1,024th in 2019), the 795th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 794th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Brazilian Athlete.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.45

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  • 2.07

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Among athletes, Torben Grael ranks 1,416 out of 3,059Before him are Olavi Mannonen, Nodar Kumaritashvili, Anna-Maria Müller, Carla Bodendorf, Foy Draper, and Alberto Demiddi. After him are Inge Helten, Eva Korpela, Yevgeni Mayorov, Bjørn Paulson, Harald Norpoth, and Nikolai Sologubov.

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Among people born in 1960, Torben Grael ranks 446Before him are Michel Faber, Kara Wai, Scott McCloud, Yvon Le Roux, Claudia Losch, and Matt Salinger. After him are Andrea Ehrig-Mitscherlich, Ján Figeľ, Moshe Kahlon, Omar Sharmarke, Elena Kagan, and Bill Prady.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Torben Grael ranks 795 out of 2,067Before him are Marcos Paulo (1977), Mirandinha (1952), Daniella Cicarelli (1978), Denílson Custódio Machado (1943), Beto (1975), and Alex Teixeira (1990). After him are Lincoln (1979), Derlei (1975), Matuzalém (1980), José Leandro Ferreira (1959), Afonso Alves (1981), and Antônio Silva (1952).

Among ATHLETES In Brazil

Among athletes born in Brazil, Torben Grael ranks 6Before him are Adhemar da Silva (1927), Nelson Prudêncio (1944), Vanderlei de Lima (1969), João Carlos de Oliveira (1954), and Joaquim Cruz (1963). After him are Robson da Silva (1964), Robert Scheidt (1973), Maurren Maggi (1976), Emanuel Rego (1973), Ricardo Santos (1975), and Fabiana Murer (1981).