Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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List of popular Russian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Russia have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from Russia who have competed in the Olympics. Russia has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. The list you're viewing contains athletes like Irina Gashennikova and Aleskandr Smyshlyaev.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Russian Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Russian Olympian of all time?"
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    Aleksandr Belkin Snowboarding

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    Ice Hockey

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    Alena Khomich Ice Hockey

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    Alena Leonova is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Alena Leonova Figure skating

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    Alena Zavarzina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Alena Zavarzina Snowboarding

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    Freestyle skiing

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    Alexander Legkov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Alexander Legkov Cross-country skiing

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    Figure skating

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    Alexandra Kapustina Ice Hockey

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    Ice Hockey

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    Ice Hockey

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    Alexey Petukhov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Alexey Petukhov Cross-country skiing

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    Speed skating

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    Cross-country skiing

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    Andrei Markov is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Andrei Markov Ice Hockey

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    Andrey Volkov is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Andrey Volkov Freestyle skiing

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    Snowboarding

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    Andrey Yurkov is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Andrey Yurkov Bobsleigh

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    Ice Hockey

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    Artistic gymnastics

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    Anton Shipulin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Anton Shipulin Biathlon

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    Arkady Vyatchanin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Arkady Vyatchanin Swimming

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    Figure skating

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    Ice Hockey

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    Danny Markov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Danny Markov Ice Hockey

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    Denis Grebeshkov is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

    Denis Grebeshkov Ice Hockey

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    Denis Moiseychenkov Bobsleigh

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