Valeriy Brumel

1942 - 2003

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Valeriy Nikolayevich Brumel (Russian: Валерий Николаевич Брумель; 14 April 1942 – 26 January 2003) was a Soviet high jumper. The 1964 Olympic champion and multiple world record holder, he is regarded as one of the greatest athletes ever to compete in the high jump. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valeriy Brumel has received more than 85,509 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Valeriy Brumel is the 74th most popular athlete (down from 56th in 2019), the 777th most popular biography from Russia (down from 671st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Valeriy Brumel ranks 74 out of 3,055Before him are Inese Jaunzeme, Aladár Gerevich, Thomas Curtis, Alberto Juantorena, Matti Järvinen, and Robert Hichens. After him are Naoto Tajima, Frederick Lorz, Stamata Revithi, Albin Stenroos, Viktor Saneyev, and Myer Prinstein.

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Among people born in 1942, Valeriy Brumel ranks 185Before him are Don S. Davis, Iolu Abil, Rose Francine Rogombé, David Stern, Chris Sarandon, and Nguyễn Minh Triết. After him are Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daliah Lavi, Stefanie Powers, Brian Kernighan, Pascal Couchepin, and Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga. Among people deceased in 2003, Valeriy Brumel ranks 101Before him are Donald Davidson, Mohamed Choukri, Ramón Serrano Suñer, Martha Chase, Leon Uris, and Janko Bobetko. After him are Foday Sankoh, Canaan Banana, Goffredo Petrassi, Kalpana Chawla, Bernard Williams, and Gertrude Ederle.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valeriy Brumel ranks 777 out of 2,688Before him are Joseph Trumpeldor (1880), Sergei Korsakoff (1854), Vladimir Stasov (1824), Samuil Marshak (1887), Nikolay Krylov (1903), and Kristijonas Donelaitis (1714). After him are Faina Ranevskaya (1896), Ivan Yefimovich Petrov (1896), Alexey Kaledin (1861), Yevgeny Vakhtangov (1883), Tode Mongke (1282), and Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov (1777).

Among ATHLETES In Russia

Among athletes born in Russia, Valeriy Brumel ranks 4Before him are Elvīra Ozoliņa (1939), Vasily Alekseyev (1942), and Yuriy Sedykh (1955). After him are Yelena Isinbayeva (1982), Irena Szewińska (1946), Vsevolod Bobrov (1922), Vera Krepkina (1933), Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930), Yevgeny Grishin (1931), Veikko Hakulinen (1925), and Aleksandr Aksinin (1954).