Volodymyr Holubnychy

1936 - 2021

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Volodymyr Stepanovych Holubnychy (Ukrainian: Володимир Степанович Голубничий; also spelt Vladimir Golubnichy, 2 June 1936 – 16 August 2021) was a Soviet and Ukrainian race walker, who competed for the Soviet Union. He dominated the 20 kilometre race walk in the 1960s and 1970s, winning four Olympic medals from 1960 to 1972 and finishing seventh in 1976. He became Olympic champion in 1960 and 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Volodymyr Holubnychy has received more than 51,591 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Volodymyr Holubnychy is the 107th most popular athlete (down from 75th in 2019), the 365th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 307th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Ukrainian Athlete.

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Over the past year Volodymyr Holubnychy has had the most page views in the with 4,322 views, followed by Russian (3,634), and Ukrainian (2,813). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (109.01%), Catalan (93.94%), and Armenian (89.33%)


Among athletes, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 107 out of 6,025Before him are Robert Hichens, John Flanagan, Inese Jaunzeme, Theagenes of Thasos, Edwin Moses, and Gaston Roelants. After him are Thomas Curtis, Donald Arnold, Pyotr Bolotnikov, Haile Gebrselassie, Egil Danielsen, and Ivanka Khristova.

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Among people born in 1936, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 181Before him are Dan Inosanto, Louis Gossett Jr., Antonio López García, Jozef Vengloš, Arend Lijphart, and Norma Aleandro. After him are Santos Abril y Castelló, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Vyacheslav Kebich, Michel Jazy, Han Seung-soo, and Fernando Solanas. Among people deceased in 2021, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 174Before him are Andrey Myagkov, Yuan Longping, János Kornai, DMX, Michael Apted, and Pilar Bardem. After him are Lee "Scratch" Perry, Tomoyasu Asaoka, Donald Arnold, Jorge Medina, Puneeth Rajkumar, and Aleksandr Privalov.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 365 out of 1,365Before him are Valentin Kataev (1897), Euphrosyne of Kiev (1130), Igor Volk (1937), Fedor Emelianenko (1976), Abba P. Lerner (1903), and Mark Bernes (1911). After him are Anatoly Onoprienko (1959), Anatoli Polivoda (1947), Agenor Maria Gołuchowski (1849), Olga Kurylenko (1979), Richard Boleslawski (1889), and Anna Sten (1908).

Among ATHLETES In Ukraine

Among athletes born in Ukraine, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 4Before him are Tamara Press (1937), Irina Press (1939), and Vladimir Kuts (1927). After him are Galina Chistyakova (1962), Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (1938), Anatoliy Bondarchuk (1940), Viorica Viscopoleanu (1939), Inessa Kravets (1966), Bobbie Rosenfeld (1904), Leonid Zhabotinsky (1938), and Viktor Tsybulenko (1930).