Russian People Famous Cross-country Skiers from Russia

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List of notable or famous cross-country skiers from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top cross-country skiers born in Russia and even some popular cross-country skiers who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian cross-country skiers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These cross-country skiers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known cross-country skier from Russia is included when available.

Maxim Vylegzhanin and Ekaterina Chuikova are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This historic cross-country skiers from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian cross-country skiers of note?" and "Who are the most famous cross-country skiers from Russia?" These prominent cross-country skiers of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian cross-country skiers.

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Alexander Legkov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Russia
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Alexander Gennadiyevich Legkov is a Russian cross country skier who has been competing since 2002. He has five individual World Cup victories including one Tour de Ski title. Legkov participated in three Winter Olympic Games. Legkov finished in 4th place after a strong final push to catch then-leader Johan Olsson of Sweden at the 2010 Winter Olympics' 30 km double pursuit . Olsson finished in third place with Legkov 1.2 seconds behind. Legkov's next best result was 8th place in the 4 x 10 km event at the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Legkov was second behind Germany's Tobias Angerer in the 2006–07 World Cup. He earned a silver in the 4 x 10 km and finished twice in 6th place at the FIS Nordic ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Krasnoarmeysk, Russia

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Alexey Petukhov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Russia
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Alexey Petukhov is a cross-country skier. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Klintsy, Russia

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Alyona Sidko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Russia
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Alyona Viktorovna Sidko is a Russian cross-country skier who has competed since 2000. Sidko won a bronze medal in the Individual Sprint at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She also won a bronze in the Team sprint at the 2005 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf and had her best individual finish of 12th in the Individual sprint in 2003. Sidko has nineteen wins at various levels in distances in up to 10 km since 2002. She took the 2007-08 season to pregnancy, but returned for the 2008-09 season. Sidko was blacklisted from competing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics for breaking anti-doping rules. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia

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Ekaterina Chuikova is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Russia
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Ekaterina Chuikova is an Olympic Cross-country Skier from Russia. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 31

Birthplace: Russia

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