Zinaida Turchyna

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Zinaida Mykhaylivna Turchyna (Ukrainian: Зінаїда Михайлiвна Турчина, née Stolitenko on 17 May 1946) is a retired Ukrainian handball player. Coached by her husband Igor Turchin she competed for the Soviet Union in all major international tournaments in 1973–1988, except for the boycotted 1984 Summer Olympics, and won three Olympic and five world championship medals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zinaida Turchyna has received more than 22,115 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Zinaida Turchyna is the 12th most popular handball player, the 732nd most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 660th in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Handball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 22k

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  • 48.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Zinaida Turchynas by language

Over the past year Zinaida Turchyna has had the most page views in the with 3,800 views, followed by English (2,484), and Ukrainian (1,666). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are French (209.76%), Catalan (123.88%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (69.64%)


Among handball players, Zinaida Turchyna ranks 12 out of 420Before her are Magnus Wislander, Ivano Balić, Abaz Arslanagić, Staffan Olsson, Franz Brunner, and Branislav Pokrajac. After her are Andrey Lavrov, Edgar Reinhardt, Vladimir Maksimov, Vlado Šola, Wilhelm Baumann, and Goran Perkovac.

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Among people born in 1946, Zinaida Turchyna ranks 479Before her are Andy Bown, Paavo Väyrynen, Charles Bolden, Abdul Rasul Sayyaf, Blair Brown, and Gilda Radner. After her are Maureen Starkey Tigrett, Jasna Diklić, Suze Randall, Thomas Nordahl, Hrvoje Horvat, and Dave Holland.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Zinaida Turchyna ranks 732 out of 1,365Before her are Isaak Khalatnikov (1919), Ivan Kozlovsky (1900), Vladimir Maslachenko (1936), Zellig Harris (1909), Yuri Malenchenko (1961), and Pyotr Todorovsky (1925). After her are Konstantin Lopushansky (1947), Natalya Meklin (1922), Vasyl Barvinsky (1888), Mikhail Kheraskov (1733), Stanisław Zaremba (1863), and Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch (1891).


Among handball players born in Ukraine, Zinaida Turchyna ranks 1After her are Irina Poltoratskaya (1979).