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This is a 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, Aleskandr Smyshlyaev, Sergei Federov, and many more.

After you are finished voting on this list of famous Russian Olympic athletes, go ahead and check out this list of the best Nordic Olympic athletes as well!

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Albert Demchenko is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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Aleksandr Belkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Aleksandr Belkin Snowboarding

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Aleksandr Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Aleksandr Lebedev Speed skating

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Alexei Morozov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexei Morozov Ice Hockey

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Aleksey Seliverstov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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Alena Khomich is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
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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Aleksandr Smyshlyaev is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Aleksandr Smyshlyaev 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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Alexander Ovechkin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexander Ovechkin Ice Hockey

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Alexander Radulov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexander Radulov Ice Hockey

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Alexander Semin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexander Semin Ice Hockey

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Alexander Smirnov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexander Smirnov Figure skating

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Alexander Tretiakov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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Alexander Khoroshilov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexander Khoroshilov Alpine skiing

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Alexandra Kapustina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexandra Kapustina Ice Hockey

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Alexandra Rodionova is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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Alexandre Zoubkov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexandre Zoubkov Bobsleigh

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Alexei Gusarov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexei Gusarov Ice Hockey

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Alexei Zhitnik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexei Zhitnik 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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Alexey Voevoda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alexey Voevoda Bobsleigh

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Alla Sjabanova is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alla Sjabanova Speed skating

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Alyona Sidko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Alyona Sidko Cross-country skiing

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Anastasija Skulkina is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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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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Andrey Boldykov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Andrey Boldykov 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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Anna Bogaliy-Titovets is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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Anna Boulygina is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Anna Boulygina Biathlon

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Anna Shchukina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Anna Shchukina Ice Hockey

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Anna Sidorova is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Anna Sidorova Curling

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Anton Golotsutskov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Anton Golotsutskov 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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Anton Volchenkov is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Anton Volchenkov Ice Hockey

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

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Artem Borodulin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Artem Borodulin Figure skating

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Bair Badënov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Bair Badënov Archery

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Danis Zaripov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Danis Zaripov 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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Daria Serova is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Daria Serova Freestyle skiing

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Denis Dolgodvorov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Denis Dolgodvorov Freestyle skiing

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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 Kornilov is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Denis Kornilov Ski jumping

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Denis Menchov is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Denis Menchov Cycling

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Denis Moiseychenkov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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Dimitry Ipatov is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Dimitry Ipatov Ski jumping

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Dimitry Vassiliev is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Dimitry Vassiliev Ski jumping