Viktor Axelsen

1994 - Today

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Viktor Axelsen (born 4 January 1994) is a Danish badminton player who is the current number one ranked men's singles player in the world. He is a two-time World Championship gold medalist, defeating Lin Dan in 2017 final and Kunlavut Vitidsarn in 2022 final. He is also the reigning Olympic Champion, having won at the 2020 event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viktor Axelsen has received more than 1,966,840 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Viktor Axelsen is the 10th most popular badminton player (down from 8th in 2019), the 705th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 607th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Danish Badminton Player.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 40.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Viktor Axelsens by language

Over the past year Viktor Axelsen has had the most page views in the with 344,848 views, followed by Chinese (127,116), and Indonesian (50,716). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Vietnamese (219.90%), Korean (216.27%), and Greek (71.14%)


Among badminton players, Viktor Axelsen ranks 10 out of 117Before him are Susi Susanti, Taufik Hidayat, Park Joo-bong, Peter Gade, Alan Budikusuma, and Carolina Marín. After him are Bang Soo-hyun, Prakash Padukone, Zhang Ning, Rexy Mainaky, Hendra Setiawan, and Kento Momota.

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Among people born in 1994, Viktor Axelsen ranks 114Before him are Wendy, Erin Moriarty, Rúben Semedo, Jin Se-yeon, Shawnacy Barber, and Reinildo Mandava. After him are Lucy Boynton, Kurt Zouma, Kento Yamazaki, Raúl de Tomás, Margaret Qualley, and Son Na-eun.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Viktor Axelsen ranks 705 out of 1,032Before him are René Henriksen (1969), Simon Poulsen (1984), Gert Frank (1956), Inger Støjberg (1973), Peter Kjær (1965), and Jakob Ellemann-Jensen (1973). After him are Susanne Georgi (1976), Thomas Kahlenberg (1983), Nicolas Kiesa (1978), Tommy Troelsen (1940), Jørgen Marcussen (1950), and Medina (1982).


Among badminton players born in Denmark, Viktor Axelsen ranks 2Before him are Peter Gade (1976). After him are Camilla Martin (1974), Jens Eriksen (1969), Joachim Fischer Nielsen (1978), Kamilla Rytter Juhl (1983), Christinna Pedersen (1986), Jan Ø. Jørgensen (1987), Mette Schjoldager (1977), Carsten Mogensen (1983), and Mathias Boe (1980).