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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 46,504 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Volodymyr Holubnychy is the 72nd most popular athlete (up from 135th in 2019), the 310th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 394th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ukrainian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 72 out of 3,059Before him are Jim Thorpe, Alajos Szokolyi, Elvīra Ozoliņa, Ralph Craig, Haile Gebrselassie, and Jüri Tamm. After him are Robert Garrett, Myer Prinstein, Jim Hines, Stamata Revithi, Thomas Hicks, and Lee Haney.

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Among people born in 1936, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 163Before him are Glenn Murcutt, Ziaur Rahman, Han Seung-soo, Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, Adem Demaçi, and Amr Moussa. After him are Savitri, Fernando Solanas, Charles Napier, Hiroshi Saeki, Joe Don Baker, and Adolfo Nicolás. Among people deceased in 2021, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 214Before him are Adam Zagajewski, Yuan Longping, Luis de Pablo, Théoneste Bagosora, Dilip Kumar, and Jüri Tamm. After him are Andrey Myagkov, Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan, Lou Ottens, Danilo Popivoda, Tarcísio Meira, and Carlos do Carmo.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 310 out of 1,083Before him are Natan Sharansky (1948), Irina Press (1939), Adam Zagajewski (1945), David Riazanov (1870), Valentin Kataev (1897), and Fedor Emelianenko (1976). After him are Vsevolod Garshin (1855), Arkady Luxemburg (1939), Ciprian Porumbescu (1853), Ludwik Fleck (1896), Anthony of Kiev (983), and Grigory Petrovsky (1878).

Among ATHLETES In Ukraine

Among athletes born in Ukraine, Volodymyr Holubnychy ranks 3Before him are Tamara Press (1937) and Irina Press (1939). After him are Leonid Bartenyev (1933), Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (1938), Anatoliy Bondarchuk (1940), Galina Chistyakova (1962), Vladimir Kuts (1927), Viorica Viscopoleanu (1939), Faina Melnik (1945), Inessa Kravets (1966), and Valeriy Pidluzhnyy (1952).