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Viktor Rashchupkin

1950 - Today

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Viktor Ivanovich Rashchupkin (Russian: Виктор Иванович Ращупкин, born October 16, 1950) was a Soviet/Russian athlete who competed mainly in the discus throw. He was born in Kamensk-Uralsky.He competed for Soviet Union at the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Soviet Union where he won the gold medal in the men's discus throw event.With the death of Al Oerter on 1 October 2007, Rashchupkin is now the oldest surviving Olympic Champion in the Men's Discus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viktor Rashchupkin has received more than 9,181 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Viktor Rashchupkin is the 973rd most popular athlete (down from 677th in 2019), the 1,876th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,497th in 2019) and the 68th most popular Russian Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Viktor Rashchupkin ranks 973 out of 3,055Before him are Loren Murchison, Isabelle Daniels, Valentina Yegorova, Willie Davenport, Akitsugu Konno, and Mariya Pinigina. After him are Eirik Kvalfoss, Vladimir Kiselyov, Hayes Jones, Christina Lathan, Robert Korzeniowski, and Alberto Cova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Viktor Rashchupkin ranks 491Before him are Mark Mothersbaugh, Jurelang Zedkaia, Cristóbal Montoro, Sudha Murty, Mac Wilkins, and Bertrand Meyer. After him are Anthimos Kapsis, Mike Campbell, George Nelson, Erin Gray, Harriet Harman, and Deepa Mehta.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Viktor Rashchupkin ranks 1,876 out of 2,688Before him are Viktor Markin (1957), Roman Shirokov (1981), Andriy Nesmachniy (1979), Pavel Pogrebnyak (1983), Valentina Yegorova (1964), and Soslan Andiyev (1952). After him are Maxim Fadeev (1968), Eduard Ivanov (1938), Vladimir Kiselyov (1957), Maksim Tarasov (1970), Natalia Bestemianova (1960), and Valentin Kuzin (1926).

Among ATHLETES In Russia

Among athletes born in Russia, Viktor Rashchupkin ranks 68Before him are Nikolay Zimyatov (1955), Svetlana Masterkova (1968), Nikolai Sologubov (1924), Rudolf Povarnitsyn (1962), Viktor Markin (1957), and Valentina Yegorova (1964). After him are Vladimir Kiselyov (1957), Lyudmila Andonova (1960), Yelena Romanova (1963), Anfisa Reztsova (1964), Konstantin Volkov (1960), and Andrey Abduvaliyev (1966).