Athletes Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR

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List of famous athletes from Russian SFSR, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Russian SFSR has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Russian SFSR athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Russian SFSR and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Russian SFSR then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different athletes, like Vyacheslav Malakeev and Sergei Grishin.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Russian SFSR athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Russian SFSR?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Russian SFSR in order to get more information about each one.

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Dimitry Vassiliev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Dimitry Vassiliev Dimitry Viktorovich Vassiliev is a Russian ski jumper who has been competing in the World Cup since 1999. His best finish at the World Championships is fifth in the team normal hill in ...more

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Vladimir Bystrov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Vladimir Bystrov FC Spartak Moscow Vladimir Sergeyevich Bystrov is an association football right winger who currently plays for FC Krasnodar and the Russian national football team. He is renowned for his blistering pace and is ...more

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Dmitri Popov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Dmitri Popov FC Spartak Moscow Dmitri Lvovich Popov is a Russian retired footballer who played as a left midfielder. He is currently the director of sports for FC Spartak Moscow.

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Nikita Bazhenov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Nikita Bazhenov FC Tom' Tomsk Nikita Aleksandrovich Bazhenov is an association footballer who plays striker. He currently plays for FC Tom Tomsk. He made one appearance in UEFA Champions League 2006-07.

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Yuriy Kalitvintsev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Yuriy Kalitvintsev FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv Yuriy Mykolayovych Kalitvintsev is a former footballer, Ukraine international who after retiring works as a coach in Ukraine and the Russian Federation. Master of Sports, International Class. He ...more

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Dmitri Galiamin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Dmitri Galiamin FC Saturn Moscow Oblast Dmitri Aleksandrovich Galiamin is a Russian retired footballer who played as a defender. He currently works as director of sports for FC Dynamo Moscow.

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Serhiy Kandaurov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Serhiy Kandaurov Serhiy Viktorovych Kandaurov is a retired Ukrainian football player and now coach of FC Arsenal Kharkiv. He has played in clubs like Metalist Kharkiv in Ukraine and Maccabi Haifa FC in Israel ...more

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Viktor Leonenko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Viktor Leonenko Viktor Yevhenovych Leonenko is a former footballer and Ukraine international. At least since 2006 he is a football commentator and analyst for the televised football forum "3 time" at ...more

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Vladimir But is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Vladimir But Vladimir Vladimirovich But is a retired Russian footballer who played as a midfielder.

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Aleksei Rebko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Aleksei Rebko FC Rubin Kazan Aleksei Vasilyevich Rebko is an association footballer who played midfielder. He plays for FC Rostov.

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Oleg Ivanov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Oleg Ivanov FC Krylya Sovetov Samara Oleg Aleksandrovich Ivanov is a Russian footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for FC Terek Grozny in Russia.

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Oleh Matveyev is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Oleh Matveyev FC Illychivets Mariupol Oleh Matveyev is a former Ukrainian football player. One of the most successful strikers at the start of the Ukrainian Premier League. In 1997 he won the title of the League top scorer with 21 ...more

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Sergey Grishin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Sergey Grishin Sergey Sergeyevich Grishin is a retired professional association footballer.

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Oleg Elyshev is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Oleg Elyshev Oleg Vyacheslavovich Elyshev is a retired Russian professional football player who played for several clubs in Europe and Asia, including Baltika Kaliningrad and Fakel Voronezh in the Soviet ...more

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Vyacheslav Malakeev is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Vyacheslav Malakeev FC Viikingit 'Vyacheslav "Slava" Malakeev' is a football coach in his former team FC Viikingit. Next season 2014 they play in Finnish First Division. He holds Finnish citizenship.

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Valentin Nefyodov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Valentin Nefyodov FC Illychivets Mariupol Valentin Valentinovich Nefyodov is a Russian football midfielder who last played for FC Dolgoprudny.

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Aleksei Prudnikov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Russian SFSR
Aleksei Prudnikov Aleksei Pavlovich Prudnikov is former USSR and Russian football player who played as a goalkeeper. His previous clubs were Spartak Moscow, Dynamo Moscow, Torpedo Moscow, Baltika Kaliningrad, ...more