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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Belarus, with photos when available. These are the best Belorussian Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Belorussian athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Belorussian Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Belarus is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

This list below has a variety of athletes, like Liudmila Kalinchik and Andrei Antonov, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Belorussian Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Belarus?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Belarus Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Belarus.

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Darya Domracheva is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Darya Domracheva Women's 15 km Individual Darya Vladimirovna Domracheva is a Belarusian biathlete who has been competing in the Biathlon World Cup since 2006. She won three gold medals in the pursuit, individual, and mass start ...more

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Andrei Rybakou is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Rybakou Men's Weightlifting, Light Heavyweight 77-85 kg Andrei Rybakou is a Belarusian weightlifter who won silver medals in Men's 85 kg at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, setting a world record at the 2008 Olympics. In April 2006 he won the ...more

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Andrei Aramnau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Aramnau Men's Weightlifting, Heavyweight 94 - 105 kg Andrei Nikolayevich Aramnau is a weightlifter and current world record holder from Belarus. He won silver in the 94 kg category at the 2006 Junior World Championships, with a total of 393 kg. At ...more

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Rustam Valiullin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Rustam Valiullin Rustam Valiullin is a biathlete.

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Liudmila Kalinchik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Liudmila Kalinchik Liudmila Kalinchik is a retired Belarusian biathlete. She represented Belarus at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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Timofei Slivets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Timofei Slivets Timofei Vitalyevich Slivets is a Belarusian, and later Russian freestyle skier, specializing in aerials. Slivets competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Belarus. He placed 12th in the ...more

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Olga Nazarova is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Olga Nazarova Olga Nazarova is a biathlete.

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Sergei Zadelenov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Sergei Zadelenov Sergei Aleksandrovich Zadelenov is a Belarusian professional ice hockey centre. He currently plays for HC Dynamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. Zadelenov was selected for the Belarus ...more

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Vadim Sushko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Vadim Sushko Vadim Ivanovich Sushko is a Belarusian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for Shakhtar Soligorsk of the Belarusian Extraleague. During the 2008–09 season he also appeared for ...more

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Oleg Antonenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Oleg Antonenko Oleg Antonenko is an ice hockey player.

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Svetlana Radkevich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Svetlana Radkevich Svetlana Radkevich is a speed skater.

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Andrei Stas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Stas Andrei Stas is an ice hockey player.

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Vadim Devyatovskiy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Vadim Devyatovskiy Men's Hammer throw Vadim Anatolyevich Devyatovskiy is a Belarusian hammer thrower. He finished fourth at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and in 2005 he won the World Championships silver medal. In July the same year he ...more

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Vladimir Miklashevski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Vladimir Miklashevski Vladimir Miklashevski is an Olympic Biathlete from Belarus.

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Nikolai Stasenko is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Nikolai Stasenko Nikolai Aleksandrovich Stasenko is a Belarusian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for Severstal Cherepovets of the Kontinental Hockey League. Stasenko was selected for the ...more

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Maria Shkanova is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Maria Shkanova Maria Shkanova is an Olympic Alpine Skier.

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Sergei Demagin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Sergei Demagin Sergei Alexandrovich Demagin is a Belarusian professional ice hockey forward currently playing with Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk of the Kontinental Hockey League. During the 2005–06 season he led the ...more

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Mikhail Semenov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Mikhail Semenov Michail Semenov is a cross country skier from Belarus. He competed for Belarus at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the cross country skiing events.

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Nadezhda Skardino is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Nadezhda Skardino Nadezhda Skardino is a biathlete.

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Maxim Malyutin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Maxim Malyutin Maxim Sergeyevich Malyutin is a Belarusian professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for Yunost Minsk of the Belarusian Extraliga. Malyutin was selected for the Belarus national ...more

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Andrei Antonov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Antonov Andrei Antonov is an ice hockey player.

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Mikhail Grabovski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Mikhail Grabovski Michail Jurjevič Hraboŭski, better known as Mikhail Grabovski, is a Belarusian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League.

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Andrei Mikhalev is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Mikhalev Andrei Mikhalev is an ice hockey player.

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Ekaterina Rudakova is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Ekaterina Rudakova Ekaterina Rudakova is a Cross Country Skier.

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Lizaveta Kuzmenka is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Lizaveta Kuzmenka Lizaveta Kuzmenka is an alpine skier from Belarus. She competed for Belarus at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Her best result was a 54th place in the giant slalom.

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Alena Sannikova is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Alena Sannikova Alena Sannikova is a Cross Country Skier.

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Andrei Bashko is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Bashko Andrei Bashko is an ice hockey player.

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Olga Kudrashova is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Olga Kudrashova Olga Kudrashova is a biathlete.  

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Nadzeya Ostapchuk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Nadzeya Ostapchuk Women's Shot put Nadzeya Ostapchuk is a Belarusian shot putter. She briefly became the Olympic Champion in 2012, but was subsequently stripped of the title for failing a drug test and the gold medal was awarded ...more

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Alexei Ugarov is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Alexei Ugarov Alexei Mikhailovich Ugarov is a Belarusian professional ice hockey forward. He currently plays for Admiral Vladivostok of the Kontinental Hockey League. He previously played three seasons for HC ...more

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Alexei Kalyuzhny is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Alexei Kalyuzhny Alexei Nikolayevich Kalyuzhny is a Belarusian professional ice hockey forward. He currently plays for HC Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. He participated at the 2010 IIHF World ...more

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Sergey Novikov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Sergey Novikov Men's 20 km Individual Sergey Novikov is a biathlete.

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Vasiliy Kaptyukh is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Vasiliy Kaptyukh Men's Discus throw Vasiliy Kaptyukh is a Belarusian former discus thrower who won the Olympic bronze medal in 1996. He has in fact never won gold or silver medals in major competitions, and he finished fourth in ...more

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Dmitri Dashchinski is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Dmitri Dashchinski Men's Aerials Dmitri Vladimirovich Daschinski, is a Belarusian freestyle skier. He is a four-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medalist in freestyle aerials, winning bronze at the 1998 Winter Olympics in ...more

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Mikhail Siamionau is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Mikhail Siamionau Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Lightweight 60 - 66kg Mikhail Siamionau is a Belarusian wrestler. Siamionau won a bronze medal in men's Greco-Roman wrestling in the 66 kg category at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

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Aleksandr Syrei is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Aleksandr Syrei Aleksandr Syrei is a Belarusian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for Shakhtar Soligorsk of the Belarusian Extraliga. Syrei began his professional career with HK Gomel of ...more

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Andrei Mikhnevich is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Mikhnevich Men's Shot put Andrei Anatolyevich Mikhnevich is a Belarusian shot putter with a personal best of 21.69 metres, set in 2003. He started competing at global championships in 1999 and attended the 2000 Summer ...more

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Assoli Slivets is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Assoli Slivets Assoli Vitalyevna Slivets, also known under the nickname Assoli "Oly" Slivets, is a Belarusian, and later Russian freestyle skier. She competed for Belarus until 2011, and then ...more

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Viktor Kostyuchenok is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Viktor Kostyuchenok Viktor Pavlovich Kostyuchenok is a Belarusian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg in the Kontinental Hockey League, where he serves as an ...more

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Alla Tsuper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Alla Tsuper Alla Tsuper is an Olympic Freestyle Skier.

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Andrei Kostitsyn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Kostitsyn Andrej Alehavič Kaścicyn, better known as Andrei Kostitsyn, is a Belarusian professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for HC Sochi in the Kontinental Hockey League. The media have ...more

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Ivan Tikhon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Ivan Tikhon Men's Hammer throw Ivan Ryhoravich Tsikhan, also spelled sometimes as Ivan Grigoryevich Tikhon is a Belarusian hammer thrower. He is a three-time world champion, an Olympic medalist, and European champion.

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Olga Vasiljonok is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Olga Vasiljonok Olga Vasiljonok is a Belarusian cross country skier who has been competing since 2000. She finished sixth in the team sprint at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007 in Sapporo and earned ...more

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Ruslan Salei is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Ruslan Salei Ruslan Albertovich "Rusty" Salei was a Belarusian professional ice hockey player. Salei played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Colorado Avalanche, ...more

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Sergei Kostitsyn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Sergei Kostitsyn Syarhyey Alehavich Kastsitsyn, better known as Sergei Kostitsyn, is a Belarusian professional ice hockey winger currently playing for Ak Bars Kazan in the Kontinental Hockey League. He has ...more

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Vladimir Denisov is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Vladimir Denisov Vladimir Mikhailovich Denisov is a Belarusian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for Ak Bars Kazan of the Kontinental Hockey League. He participated at the 2010 IIHF World ...more

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Sergei Dolidovich is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Sergei Dolidovich Sergei Dolidovich is a Cross Country Skier.

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Konstantin Koltsov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Konstantin Koltsov Kanstancin Jaŭhenavič Kalcoŭ is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for Ak Bars Kazan.

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Nastassia Dubarezava is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Nastassia Dubarezava Nastassia Dubarezava is a Cross Country Skier.

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Ekaterina Karsten is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Belarus
Ekaterina Karsten Women's Single Sculls Ekaterina Karsten is a Belarusian rower, an Olympic champion and world champion in single sculls. She is a two-times Olympic champion and six times World Champion. She won Olympic gold in single ...more