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Popular Russia Olympic Athletes

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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
Snowboarding
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Aleksandr Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Speed skating
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Alexei Morozov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
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
Ice Hockey
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Alena Leonova is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Figure skating
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Alena Zavarzina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Snowboarding
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Aleksandr Smyshlyaev is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Freestyle skiing
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Alexander Legkov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Cross-country skiing
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Alexander Ovechkin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Ice Hockey
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Alexander Radulov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Ice Hockey
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Alexander Semin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Ice Hockey
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Alexander Smirnov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
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
Alpine skiing
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Alexandra Kapustina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
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
Bobsleigh
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Alexei Gusarov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Ice Hockey
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Alexei Zhitnik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Ice Hockey
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Alexey Petukhov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Cross-country skiing
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Alexey Voevoda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Bobsleigh
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Alla Sjabanova is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Speed skating
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Alyona Sidko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Russia Olympic Athletes
Cross-country skiing