98 Notable alumni of
Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism

The Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism is 453rd in the world, 155th in Europe, and 11th in Russia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 98 notable alumni from the Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Alexander Ovechkin

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    Alexander Ovechkin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey left winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Often referred to as "Ovi" (alternately spelled "Ovie") and "the Great Eight", Ovechkin is widely regarded as one of the greatest ice hockey players of all time.

  2. Lev Yashin

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    Lev Yashin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1929-1990 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    association football playerice hockey player
    Biography

    Lev Ivanovich Yashin, nicknamed the "Black Spider" or the "Black Panther", was a Soviet professional footballer, regarded by many as the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the sport. He was known for his athleticism, positioning, stature, bravery, imposing presence in goal, and acrobatic reflex saves. He was also deputy chairman of the Football Federation of the Soviet Union.

  3. Valeri Kharlamov

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    Valeri Kharlamov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1948-1981 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Valeri Borisovich Kharlamov was an ice hockey forward who played for CSKA Moscow in the Soviet League from 1967 until his death in 1981. Although small in stature, Kharlamov was speedy, intelligent and skilled and a dominant player, being named the Soviet Championship League most valuable player in 1972 and 1973. An offensive player, who was considered very creative and intelligent on the ice, he also led the league in scoring in 1972. He was also a gifted skater who was able to make plays at top speed. Kharlamov was considered one of the best players of his era, as well as one of the greatest players of all time.

  4. Ilya Kovalchuk

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    Ilya Kovalchuk
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Ilya Valeryevich Kovalchuk is a Russian professional ice hockey winger who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He previously played for the Atlanta Thrashers, New Jersey Devils, Los Angeles Kings, Montreal Canadiens and Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League (NHL), as well as Ak Bars Kazan, Khimik Moscow Oblast, SKA Saint Petersburg, and Avangard Omsk in the Russian Superleague (RSL) and Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

  5. Pavel Bure

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    Pavel Bure
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Pavel Vladimirovich Bure is a Russian former professional ice hockey player who played the right wing position. Nicknamed "the Russian Rocket" for his speed, Bure played for 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, the Florida Panthers and the New York Rangers. Trained in the Soviet Union, he played three seasons with the Central Red Army team before his NHL career.

  6. Adelina Sotnikova

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    Adelina Sotnikova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1996-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Adelina Dmitriyevna Sotnikova is a retired Russian figure skater. She is the 2014 Olympic champion, a two-time European silver medalist (2012, 2013), a two-time Rostelecom Cup bronze medalist (2011, 2015), and a four-time Russian national champion (2009, 2011, 2012, 2014).

  7. Eteri Tutberidze

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    Eteri Tutberidze
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Eteri Georgievna Tutberidze is a Russian figure skating coach who works mainly with single skaters. She is head coach at the Sambo 70 skating club in Moscow. She has coached several skaters to success in international competitions, including Olympic and World champion Alina Zagitova, two-time World champion and Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, team Olympic champion Yulia Lipnitskaya and 2021 World champion Anna Shcherbakova.

  8. Tatiana Tarasova

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    Tatiana Tarasova
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    figure skating choreographerfigure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Tatiana Anatolyevna Tarasova is a Russian figure skating coach and national figure skating team adviser. Tarasova has been coach to more world and Olympic champions than any other coach in skating history. Her students have won a total of eight Olympic gold medals in three of the four Olympic figure skating disciplines, in addition to 41 gold medals at the European and World championships.

  9. Aliya Mustafina

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    Aliya Mustafina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    artistic gymnast
    Biography

    Aliya Farkhatovna Mustafina is a retired Russian artistic gymnast and current coach. She is the 2010 all-around world champion, the 2013 European all around champion, the 2012 and 2016 Olympic uneven bars champion, and a seven-time Olympic medalist.

  10. Pavel Pogrebnyak

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    Pavel Pogrebnyak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Pavel Viktorovich Pogrebnyak is a Russian professional footballer who plays as a striker.

  11. Dmitri Sychev

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    Dmitri Sychev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Dmitri Yevgenyevich Sychev is a former Russian association footballer. He has been hailed by the international press as "The Russian Michael Owen" because of his pace and as "The most sensational young Russian forward since Vladimir Beschastnykh". He is well known for his blinding pace and agility.

  12. Irina Rodnina

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    Irina Rodnina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianfigure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina is a Russian politician and retired figure skater, who is the only pair skater to win 10 successive World Championships (1969–78) and three successive Olympic gold medals (1972, 1976, 1980). She was elected to the State Duma in the 2007 legislative election as a member of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party. As a figure skater, she initially competed with Alexei Ulanov and later teamed up with Alexander Zaitsev. She is the first pair skater to win the Olympic title with two different partners, followed only by Artur Dmitriev.

  13. Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova

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    Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova is a former Russian professional tennis player. She achieved a career-high ranking of world No. 8, on 6 April 2015. Her best Grand Slam singles results have come at the 2014 US Open and the 2015 Australian Open where she reached the semifinals on both occasions. Makarova is a four-time Grand Slam champion in doubles competition, having won the 2012 US Open mixed-doubles tournament with Bruno Soares, and the 2013 French Open, the 2014 US Open and 2017 Wimbledon Championships with Elena Vesnina. Makarova also won a gold medal in women's doubles at Rio with Vesnina.

  14. Dmitry Guberniyev

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    Dmitry Guberniyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in the Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism
    Studied in 1995
    Occupations
    news presenterpunditpresentertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Dmitry Viкtorovich Guberniev is Russian TV presenter, sports commentator of TV channel Match TV. Editor in chief of the Joint Directorate of sports channels All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (2013-2015). TEFI Award winner in 2007 and 2015.

  15. Mikhail Youzhny

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    Mikhail Youzhny
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Mikhail Mikhailovich Youzhny, nicknamed "Misha" and "Colonel" by his fans, is a Russian retired professional tennis player who was ranked inside the top 10 and was the Russian No. 1. He achieved a top-10 ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for the first time on 13 August 2007, and reached a career peak of World No. 8 in January 2008, and again in October 2010.

  16. Allan Chumak

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    Allan Chumak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1935-2017 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    journalistpresenterpsychicwritercontributing editor
    Biography

    Allan Vladimirovich Chumak was a Russian faith healer who came to prominence at the height of Gorbachev's Perestroika. When he appeared on television, his fans would hold jars of water next to their televisions in the hope that the water would be able to cure disease. At the height of his fame, he had a regular early morning television spot.

  17. Alexandra Kosteniuk

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    Alexandra Kosteniuk
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Alexandra Konstantinovna Kosteniuk is a Russian chess grandmaster and Women's World Chess Champion from 2008 to 2010. She was European women's champion in 2004 and a two time Russian Women's Chess Champion (in 2005 and 2016). Kosteniuk won the team gold medal playing for Russia at the Women's Chess Olympiads of 2010, 2012 and 2014, the Women's World Team Chess Championship of 2017, and the Women's European Team Chess Championships of 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015 and 2017.

  18. Dmitri Bulykin

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    Dmitri Bulykin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Dmitri Olegovich Bulykin is a retired Russian footballer. Between 2003 and 2005, he played regularly for the Russian national team.

  19. Aleksey Morozov

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    Aleksey Morozov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Alexei Alekseyevich Morozov is the president of the Kontinental Hockey League and a Russian retired professional ice hockey player.

  20. Vladimir Alekno

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    Vladimir Alekno
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    volleyball coachvolleyball playercoach
    Biography

    Vladimir Romanovich Alekno is a former Russian volleyball player and current volleyball coach. He is the current head coach of Iran national volleyball team.

  21. Pavel Kolobkov

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    Pavel Kolobkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    fencerpolitician
    Biography

    Pavel Anatolyevich Kolobkov is a retired Russian (and formerly Soviet) épée fencer. He won one gold, two silver and three bronze medals at five Olympic Games from 1988 to 2004. He served as the Minister of Sport in the Russian government from 2016 to 2020. He also previously served as the Deputy Minister of Sport as well as Deputy Minister of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy.

  22. Andrey Kuznetsov

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    Andrey Kuznetsov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Andrey Alexandrovich Kuznetsov is a professional Russian tennis player.

  23. Olga Zaitseva

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    Olga Zaitseva
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    biathlete
    Biography

    Olga Alekseyevna Zaitseva is a former Russian biathlete. She began her career in 1994. After not competing in the 2014–15 season, Zaitseva announced her retirement on 24 January 2015. Shortly afterwards she announced that she had been appointed as caretaker head coach of the Russian biathlon team.

  24. Elena Vodorezova

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    Elena Vodorezova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Elena Germanovna Vodorezova, is a Russian figure skating coach and retired competitive skater who represented the Soviet Union. She is the 1983 World bronze medalist and three-time European medalist.

  25. Konstantin Beskov

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    Konstantin Beskov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1920-2006 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Konstantin Ivanovich Beskov was a Soviet/Russian footballer and coach.

  26. Sofiya Velikaya

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    Sofiya Velikaya
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    fencer
    Biography

    Sofiya Aleksandrovna Velikaya is a Russian sabre fencer, Olympic gold and silver medalist, eight-times World champion and nine-times European champion. Velikaya finally collected her first Olympic gold medal with her team at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  27. Zinetula Bilyaletdinov

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    Zinetula Bilyaletdinov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    ice hockey playercoach
    Biography

    Zinetula Khaidarovich "Bill" Bilyaletdinov is a former Russian ice hockey player of Tatar descent, who played for the USSR.

  28. Svetlana Zhurova

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    Svetlana Zhurova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianspeed skater
    Biography

    Svetlana Sergeyevna Zhurova is a speed skater from Russia. Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.

  29. Vladimir Maslachenko

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    Vladimir Maslachenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1936-2010 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    association football playerjournalistassociation football manager
    Biography

    Vladimir Nikitovich Maslachenko was a Soviet footballer and football commentator. He was born in Vasylkivka, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, in the Ukrainian SSR

  30. Alexander Gennadiyevich Zaitsev

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    Alexander Gennadiyevich Zaitsev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Alexander Gennadiyevich Zaitsev is a retired pair skater who represented the Soviet Union. With partner Irina Rodnina, he is a two-time (1976, 1980) Olympic champion, six-time World champion and seven-time European champion. From 1973 to 1980 they won every event they entered. They were coached by Stanislav Zhuk and later Tatiana Tarasova in Moscow.

  31. Anatoly Kharlampiyev

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    Anatoly Kharlampiyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1906-1979 (aged 73)
    Enrolled in the Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism
    Studied in 1936
    Occupations
    sambo fighter
    Biography

    Anatoly Arkadyevich Kharlampiyev, was a Russian researcher of various kinds of national wrestling and martial arts, Merited Master of Sports of the USSR, and Honored Coach of Sports of the USSR. He was one of the founders of Sambo, a martial art technique developed in the Soviet Union (his predecessors in the creation of Sambo were Viktor Afanasyevich Spiridonov and Vasily Sergeyevich Oshchepkov). Kharlampiyev worked as a physical education trainer at the Communist University of the Toilers of the East, and also was a student of boxing, fencing, acrobatics, and mountaineering. In 1938, Kharlampiyev presented Sambo to the USSR All-Union Sports Committee, which recognized the martial art as an official sport.

  32. Evgeny Donskoy

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    Evgeny Donskoy
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Evgeny Evgenyevich Donskoy is a Russian tennis player playing on the regular ATP tour. He was born and currently resides in Moscow, Russia. Donskoy was mentored by former player and two-time Grand Slam champion Marat Safin. In December 2014, Donskoy decided to join the team of Boris Sobkin, coach of Mikhail Youzhny.

  33. David Rigert

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    David Rigert
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    weightliftercoach
    Biography

    David Adamovich Rigert is a retired Soviet weightlifter and weightlifting coach of Austrian ancestry. During his career he set 65 ratified world records and won an Olympic gold medal in 1976 and six world titles. In 1999 he was inducted to the International Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame.

  34. Sergei Salnikov

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    Sergei Salnikov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1925-1984 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Sergei Sergeyevich Salnikov was a Soviet footballer who played for Zenit Leningrad, Spartak Moscow and Dynamo Moscow. He was part of the Soviet Union national team that won the gold medal at the 1956 Olympics.

  35. Oleg Matytsin

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    Oleg Matytsin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    minister
    Biography

    Oleg Vasilyevich Matytsin is a Russian Professor and Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Education and Honoured Doctor of Beijing Sport University. He is currently Minister of Sport of Russia since 2020 and President of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) since 2015, a member of the Presidential Council of the Russian Federation for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport, a member of the International Fair Play Committee and Honorary President of the Russian Students Sport Union (RSSU). Prior to becoming President of FISU, Matytsin played a crucial role in the development of the European University Sports Federation (EUSA), serving as Vice-President from 2007 to 2015.

  36. Ivan Daniliants

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    Ivan Daniliants
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Ivan Daniliants or Danilianț is a Moldovan and Austrian professional association football coach and a former Soviet defender.

  37. Anzhelika Sidorova

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    Anzhelika Sidorova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    pole vaulterathletics competitor
    Biography

    Anzhelika Aleksandrovna Sidorova is a Russian pole vaulter. Sidorova won silver medals at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships and 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships, and a bronze medal at the 2013 European Athletics Indoor Championships. She won the gold medal at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, with a personal best height of 4.95m.

  38. Ilya Zakharov

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    Ilya Zakharov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    competitive diver
    Biography

    Ilya Leonidovich Zakharov is a Russian diver. He is the 2012 Olympics gold medalist in 3 metre Springboard.

  39. Andrey Chernyshov

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    Andrey Chernyshov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Andrey Alekseyevich Chernyshov is a Russian football manager and former player. He has been appointed as the new manager of I-League club Mohammedan Sporting.

  40. Alla Kudryavtseva

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    Alla Kudryavtseva
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Alla Alexandrovna Kudryavtseva is a Russian professional tennis player.

  41. Elena Sokolova

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    Elena Sokolova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Elena Sergeyevna Sokolova is a Russian former competitive figure skater. She is the 2003 World silver medalist, a three-time European medalist (2003–2004, 2006), and a three-time Russian national champion (2003–2004, 2006).

  42. Vitali Smirnov

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    Vitali Smirnov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1935-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    sports executive
    Biography

    Vitali Georgyevich Smirnov, in Russia. He was an active in swimming, water polo, tennis, and boxing, and he was a member of the USSR Masters' water polo team. Smirnov has published various articles on physical education, sport and Olympic issues. With 44-years of service in the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Vitali Smirnov is the second-longest serving member in the organizations history.

  43. Olga Brusnikina

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    Olga Brusnikina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    synchronized swimmer
    Biography

    Olga Aleksandrovna Brusnikina is a Russian competitor in synchronised swimming and three times Olympic champion.

  44. Dmitry Zhitnikov

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    Dmitry Zhitnikov
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    handball player
    Biography

    Dmitry Valeryevich Zhitnikov is a Russian handball player for Pick Szeged and the Russian national team.

  45. Roman Dmitriyev

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    Roman Dmitriyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1949-2010 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    politiciancoach
    Biography

    Roman Mikhaylovich Dmitriyev was a Russian freestyle wrestler, coach and politician. He competed at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and won a gold and a silver medal, respectively. Between 1969 and 1974 he won four medals at world championships, including a gold in 1973; he was also a European champion in 1969. Domestically Dmitriyev won the Soviet championships in 1969, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1979 and 1981.

  46. Aleksandr Novikov

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    Aleksandr Novikov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Aleksandr Vasilyevich Novikov is a Russian football coach and a former Soviet and Russian player. He works at the academy of FC Dynamo Moscow.

  47. Denis Dmitriev

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    Denis Dmitriev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Denis Sergeyevich Dmitriev is a Russian track cyclist. Specialising in the sprint events, Dmitriev is a three-time European Champion at senior level in the Sprint event for men, and the most successful sprint cyclist in the competitions's history.

  48. Nikolai Tolstykh

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    Nikolai Tolstykh
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tolstykh is a Russian football administrator and a former player.

  49. Viktor Kudriavtsev

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    Viktor Kudriavtsev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1937-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Viktor Nikolayevich Kudriavtsev is a Russian figure skating coach and choreographer.

  50. Artur Akhmatkhuzin

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    Artur Akhmatkhuzin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    fencer
    Biography

    Artur Kamilevich Akhmatkhuzin is a Russian foil fencer, silver medallist at the 2013 World Fencing Championships.

  51. Viktor Shuvalov

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    Viktor Shuvalov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1923-.. (age 98)
    Occupations
    ice hockey playerassociation football player
    Biography

    Viktor Grigoryevich Shuvalov was an ice hockey player who played in the Soviet Hockey League. He was born in Ruzayevka, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He played for HC CSKA Moscow. He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1953. He also played soccer in the Soviet Top League for VVS Moscow from 1950 to 1952.

  52. Aleksey Yakimenko

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    Aleksey Yakimenko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    fencer
    Biography

    Aleksey Andreyevich Yakimenko is a Russian sabre fencer, eight-time team world champion (2002, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2011, and 2013, 2015, 2016), eleven-time European champion (team and individual), and team bronze medallist in the 2004 Summer Olympics. He won the Fencing World Cup series three times (2004–05, 2006–07, 2010–11), with fifteen titles to his name, and earned five gold medals in the Universiade.

  53. Alevtina Kolchina

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    Alevtina Kolchina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    cross-country skier
    Biography

    Alevtina Pavlovna Kolchina is a former Soviet cross-country skier who competed during the 1950s and 1960s for Burevestnik and later for Dynamo sports societies. She competed in four Winter Olympics, earning a total of five medals. Kolchina also competed several times at the Holmenkollen ski festival, winning three times at 10 km (1961–1963) and once at 5 km (1966).

  54. Antonina Seredina

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    Antonina Seredina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1929-2016 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    kayakercanoeist
    Biography

    Antonina Alexandrovna Seredina was a Russian sprint canoeist. She won the 500 m singles and doubles events at the 1960 Olympics, and placed third in the doubles in 1968 and fourth in 1964. She also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-4 500 m: 1963, 1966) and three silvers (K-1 500 m: 1958, K-2 500 m: 1958, 1966).

  55. Aleksey Ostapenko

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    Aleksey Ostapenko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    volleyball player
    Biography

    Aleksey Aleksandrovich Ostapenko is a volleyball player from Russia.

  56. Aleksandr Gorelik

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    Aleksandr Gorelik
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1945-2012 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Aleksandr Yudaevich Gorelik was a Soviet pair skater. He competed with Tatiana Zhuk. They are the 1965 World bronze medalists and the 1966 and 1968 World silver medalists. At the European Figure Skating Championships, they won the bronze medal in 1965 and the silver in 1966. They won the silver medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics.

  57. Yuri Balashov

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    Yuri Balashov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    chess playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Yuri Sergeyevich Balashov is a Russian chess player. He was awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 1973.

  58. Alexander Dyachenko

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    Alexander Dyachenko
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    kayakercanoeist
    Biography

    Alexander Igorevich Dyachenko is a Russian sprint canoeist.

  59. Pavel Kolchin

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    Pavel Kolchin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1930-2010 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    cross-country skier
    Biography

    Pavel Konstantinovich Kolchin was a Soviet cross-country skier who competed during the 1950s and 1960s, training at Dynamo in Moscow. He was born in Yaroslavl.

  60. Yelizaveta Kozhevnikova

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    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    freestyle skier
    Biography

    Yelizaveta Aleksandrovna Kozhevnikova is a Russian freestyle skier and Olympic medalist.

  61. Olga Zavyalova

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    cross-country skier
    Biography

    Olga Viktorovna Zavyalova, née Korneyeva (born August 24, 1972 in Leningrad) is a Russian cross-country skier who competed from 1993 to 2010. She won six medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with two gold (30 km: 2003, 7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit: 2007), one silver (10 km: 2007), and three bronzes (5 km + 5 km double pursuit, 15 km, and 4 × 5 km relay: all in 2003).

  62. Mikhail Chipurin

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    Mikhail Chipurin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    handball player
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    Mikhail Alekseevich Chipurin is a Russian handball player for US Ivry Handball and the Russian national team.

  63. Anastasia Bavykina

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    Anastasia Bavykina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    volleyball player
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    Anastasija Al'bertovna Bavykina is a Russian female volleyball player, playing as an opposite. She is part of the Russia women's national volleyball team.

  64. Vadim Pankov

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    volleyball playercoach
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    Vadim Anatolyevich Pankov is a Soviet and Russian volleyball coach, head coach of VC Zarechye Odintsovo (since 2007) and Russia women's national volleyball team (since 2018).

  65. Tatiana Logounova

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    fencer
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    Tatiana Yuryevna Logunova is a Russian épée fencer. She won two gold medals in the team épée event at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics.

  66. Alexey Negodaylo

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    bobsledder
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    Alexey Aleksandrovich Negodaylo is a Russian bobsledder who has competed since 2010.

  67. Valentina Rastvorova

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    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1933-2018 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    fencer
    Biography

    Valentyna Ksenofontivna Rastvorova was a Soviet fencer who competed at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics in the individual and team foil events. She won a team gold and individual silver medals in 1960, and team silver medal in 1964. She also won six gold and two silver medals at the world championships of 1956–1967, mostly in the team foil.

  68. Nikolay Anikin

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1932-2009 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    cross-country skierassociation football manager
    Biography

    Nikolay Petrovich Anikin was a Soviet cross-country skier who competed during the late 1950s and early 1960s, training at Dynamo in Moscow. He was born in Ishim, Tyumen Oblast, Russia, USSR.

  69. Leonid Drachevsky

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    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    diplomatrower
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    Leonid Drachevsky is a Soviet rower from Kazakhstan. He competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City with the men's coxed pair where they qualified for the small final but did not start.

  70. Valentin Piseev

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating judgefigure skating coach
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    Valentin Nikolaevich Piseev is a former general director of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia (until 2014) and the member of Russian Olympic Committee. He had been the president of the Russian Figure Skating Federation (from 1992 to 2010) before becoming a director, and the president of the Figure Skating Federation of the USSR (from 1988 to 1992, till the dissolution of the Soviet Union).

  71. Artem Borodulin

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    figure skater
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    Artem Igorevich Borodulin is a Russian former competitive figure skater. He is the 2008 World Junior silver medalist and competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics, finishing 13th.

  72. Alexander Graf

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    Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    chess player
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    Alexander Graf is an Uzbekistani-German chess grandmaster. He was Uzbekistani Chess Champion in 1989 and German Chess Champion in 2004.

  73. Svetlana Alexeeva

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    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    figure skaterice dancerfigure skating coach
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    Svetlana Lvovna Alekseeva is a Russian figure skating coach and former ice dancer.

  74. Pavel Trikhichev

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    Pavel Trikhichev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    alpine skier
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    Pavel Sergeevich Trikhichev is a Russian World Cup alpine ski racer. He competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, and in three World Championships.

  75. Oleg Grams

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    handball player
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    Oleg Mikhaylovich Grams is a Russian handball player for Dunkerque and the Russian national team.

  76. Fliura Abbate-Bulatova

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    Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    table tennis player
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    Fliura Abbate-Bulatova is a former Soviet and then Italian table tennis player. Born in 1963 in Uzbekistan, then part of USSR, her main achievement has been the gold medal in the single competition at the Table Tennis European Championships in 1988. She won several other medals in international competitions. She is also a multiple USSR National champion - twice in singles, three times in doubles and once in mixed doubles.

  77. Angelina Goncharenko

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
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    Angelina Pavlovna Goncharenko is a Russian ice hockey defenceman and captain of SKIF Nizhny Novgorod of the Zhenskaya Hockey League (ZhHL).

  78. Sergey Ridzik

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    freestyle skier
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    Sergey Sergeyevich Ridzik is a Russian freestyle skier. Competing for Independent Olympic Athletes from Russia at the 2018 Winter Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the ski cross.

  79. Aleksandr Yelizarov

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    biathletecoach
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    Aleksandr Matveyevich Elizarov is a former Soviet biathlete. At the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, he won a gold medal with the Soviet relay team, and an individual bronze medal.

  80. Vasili Blagov

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1954-2019 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    figure skater
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    Vasili Vyacheslavovich Blagov was a Russian pair skater who competed for the Soviet Union. With partner Irina Cherniaeva, he represented the Soviet Union at the 1972 Winter Olympics where they placed 6th.

  81. Alexey Liventsov

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    table tennis player
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    Alexey Vyacheslavovich Liventsov is a Russian table tennis player. He captured three bronze medals on European Championships: in 2011 and 2012 in doubles, and in 2013 with team.

  82. Elena Timina

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    table tennis player
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    Elena Timina is a Russian-born Dutch professional table tennis player. She was born in Moscow, Soviet Union.

  83. Leonid Osipov

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    water polo player
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    Leonid Mikhaylovich Osipov was a Russian water polo player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1964, 1968 and in the 1972 Summer Olympics.

  84. Vasily Borisov

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    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1922-.. (age 99)
    Occupations
    sport shooter
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    Vasily Fyodorovich Borisov is a retired Soviet rifle shooter. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics in five individual events and won a gold, a silver and a bronze medal. Between 1954 and 1966 Borisov won more than 20 medals at the world championships. At the 1954 World Championships, he and his teammate Anatoli Bogdanov won 13 medals each, cleansweeping most rifle events.

  85. Albina Loginova

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    Albina Loginova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    archer
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    Albina Nikolayevna Loginova is a Russian compound archer. She is the current World Archery number one in women's compound archery.

  86. Viktor Manakov

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
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    Viktor Viktorovich Manakov is a Russian professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for Russian amateur team Marathon–Tula. His parents Viktor Manakov and Jolanta Polikevičiūtė, and his aunt Rasa Polikevičiūtė were all professional cyclists.

  87. Emina Malagich

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    Emina Malagich
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    short track speed skater
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    Emina Asimovna Malagich is a Russian short track speed skater. She competed in the women's 500 metres at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

  88. Vasily Filippov

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    handball player
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    Vasily Filippov is a Russian handball player. He was born in Moscow. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where the Russian team placed sixth.

  89. Yevgeny Borisovich Grishin

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    Yevgeny Borisovich Grishin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    water polo player
    Biography

    Yevgeny Borisovich Grishin is a retired Russian water polo defender. He was part of the Soviet teams that won gold medals at the 1980 Olympics, 1982 World Championships and 1983 and 1985 European championships and placed third at the 1986 World Championships and 1988 Olympics. Grishin was coached by his father Boris, who is also a retired Olympic water polo defender. His mother Valentina and sister Yelena are Olympic fencers.

  90. Yefim Chulak

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    Moldova Flag Moldova
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    volleyball player
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    Yefim Aronovich Chulak is a Russian former volleyball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics. He is Jewish.

  91. Artem Ternavsky

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Artyom Ternavsky is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 5th round (160th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

  92. Aleksandr Silayev

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1928-2005 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    canoeist
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    Aleksandr Silayev was a Russian sprint canoeist who competed for the Soviet Union in the late 1950s and early 1960s. He won a silver medal in the C-1 1000 m event at the 1960 Summer Olympics, as well as a world title in the C-2 10,000 m event in 1958. At the European championships he won two gold and one silver medals (in 1957 and 1959) in the C-2 1000 and 10,000 m events.

  93. Daria Serova

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    Daria Serova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    freestyle skier
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    Daria Yevgenyevna Serova is a Russian freestyle skier who specializes in the moguls discipline. She competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics.

  94. Dmitry Grigoryev

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    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    swimmer
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    Dmityr Grigoryev is a Paralympic swimmer from Russia competing mainly in category S10 events. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London he won three medals, including silver in the 100 metre butterfly. He has represented Russia at three IPC World Championships with a total of five medals won.

  95. Diana Yakovleva

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    Diana Yakovleva
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    fencer
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    Diana Alekseyeva Yakovleva is a Russian foil fencer, silver medal in the 2014 European Fencing Championships and team silver medal in the 2014 World Fencing Championships.

  96. Maksim Razumov

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    Maksim Razumov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
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    Maxim Yuryevich Razumov is a Russian former professional cyclist.

  97. Artiom Kuzajmetov

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    Artiom Kuzajmetov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    canoeist
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    Artem Igorevich Kuzakhmetov is a Russian sprint canoeist.

  98. Kirill Lyapunov

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    Kirill Lyapunov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    canoeist
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    Kirill Igorevich Lyapunov is a Russian canoeist. Competing in the four-man K-4 1000 m event he won a silver medal at the 2016 European Championships and placed ninth at the Rio Olympics.