ATHLETE

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 103,889 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Valeriy Brumel is the 44th most popular athlete (up from 74th in 2019), the 643rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 776th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Valeriy Brumel ranks 44 out of 3,059Before him are Ivan Patzaichin, Tommie Smith, Mark Phillips, Jānis Lūsis, Alberto Juantorena, and Peter Norman. After him are Ellery Harding Clark, Ville Ritola, Sebastian Coe, Eddie Eagan, Dana Zátopková, and Dora Ratjen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Valeriy Brumel ranks 161Before him are Bill Conti, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Rose Francine Rogombé, Chris Sarandon, Vladimir Dzhanibekov, and Peter Norman. After him are Piers Courage, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Gemma Jones, Andy Summers, Fred Ward, and Derek Jarman. Among people deceased in 2003, Valeriy Brumel ranks 74Before him are Fred Rogers, Kinji Fukasaku, Elem Klimov, Michael Jeter, Kalpana Chawla, and Michael Kamen. After him are Fritz Fischer, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Waichiro Omura, Ramón Serrano Suñer, Rik Van Steenbergen, and André Claveau.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valeriy Brumel ranks 643 out of 3,262Before him are Iosif Gurko (1828), Nikolai Krylenko (1885), Boris Sheremetev (1652), Anna Vyrubova (1884), Nikolai Ge (1831), and Khertek Anchimaa-Toka (1912). After him are Hans Pfitzner (1869), Nina Berberova (1901), Nikolay Voronov (1899), Vladislav Tretiak (1952), Taihō Kōki (1940), and Oleg Gordievsky (1938).

Among ATHLETES In Russia

Among athletes born in Russia, Valeriy Brumel ranks 3Before him are Yuriy Sedykh (1955) and Vasily Alekseyev (1942). After him are Yelena Isinbayeva (1982), Elvīra Ozoliņa (1939), Irena Szewińska (1946), Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930), Vyacheslav Vedenin (1941), Vsevolod Bobrov (1922), Yevgeny Grishin (1931), Vera Krepkina (1933), and Natalya Lisovskaya (1962).