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Russian Athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Russian Federation Medal Count (Tally) 2016 Olympics

Rank Country Country Name Gold Silver Bronze Total

Russia will be making its sixth consecutive appearance at the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 5 to 21, 2016.

However, Russia's participation at the games is in jeopardy. The All-Russia Athletic Federation is facing a temporary suspension from the IAAF due to the November 2015 doping-related issue. In case the temporary suspension is not lifted by the time the games begin in August, Russia may not be allowed to field competitors in athletics.

Russian Team and Its Participation

It is expected that Russia would participate in 21 sports and would be sending 272 athletes to the games.

Russian athletes will participate in a number of games like boxing, canoeing, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, swimming, volleyball and many other events.

Tatyana Lysenko, Olympic and double world hammer champion, has been suspended on doping charges.

In the 2012 London Olympics, Russia fielded 436 competitors in 24 sports. Russia came fourth on the table, winning a total of 81 medals - 24 gold, 25 silver, and 32 bronze.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 34
  • Athletes Participating : 279
  • Events : 178

List of Russia Competitors Participating in the Rio Games

Modern pentathlon224
Synchronized swimming099
Table tennis123
Water polo01313

Russia Olympic Team at 2016 Rio Olympics

S.N.Athletes NamesSports
1Inna StepanovaArchery
2Ivan SozonovBadminton
3Vladimir IvanovBadminton
4Evgeniya UkolovaBeach volleyball
5Konstantin SemenovBeach volleyball
6Ekaterina KhomyakovaBeach volleyball
7Artem ChebotarevBoxing
8Petr KhamukovBoxing
9Misha AloyanBoxing
10Andrey ZamkovoyBoxing
11Evgeny TishchenkoBoxing
12Vladimir NikitinBoxing
13Vasilii EgorovBoxing
14Adlan AbdurashidovBoxing
15Vitaly DunaytsevBoxing
16Yury PostrigayCanoe sprint
17Andrey KraitorCanoe sprint
18Irina KalentievaCycling - Mountain bike
19Pavel KochetkovCycling - Road
20Sergey ChernetskiCycling - Road
21Anastasiia VoinovaCycling - Track
22Denis DmitrievCycling - Track
23Viktor MinibaevDiving
24Nikita ShleikherDiving
25Ilya ZakharovDiving
26Nadezhda BazhinaDiving
27Yulia TimoshininaDiving
28Inessa MerkulovaEquestrian
29Sofiya VelikayaFencing
30Inna DeriglazovaFencing
31Aida ShanaevaFencing
32Aleksey YakimenkoFencing
33Tatiana LogunovaFencing
34Timur SafinFencing
35Yana EgorianFencing
36Maria VerchenovaGolf
37Aliya MustafinaGymnastics
38Maria PasekaGymnastics
39Seda TutkhalyanGymnastics
40Angelina MelnikovaGymnastics
41David BelyavskiyGymnastics
42Denis AblyazinGymnastics
43Daria SpiridonovaGymnastics
44Nikolai KuksenkovGymnastics
45Nikita NagornyyGymnastics
46Ekaterina IlinaHandball
47Anna SenHandball
48Polina KuznetsovaHandball
49Tagir KhaybulaevJudo
50Khasan KhalmurzaevJudo
51Renat SaidovJudo
52Mikhail PulyaevJudo
53Beslan MudranovJudo
54Kirill DenisovJudo
55Denis IartcevJudo
56Donata RimshayteModern pentathlon
57Aleksander LesunModern pentathlon
58Yana KudryavtsevaRhythmic gymnastics
59Margarita MamunRhythmic gymnastics
60Anastasia BliznyukRhythmic gymnastics
61Anastasiia TatarevaRhythmic gymnastics
62Maksym OberemkoSailing
63Stefania ElfutinaSailing
64Alexey KlimovShooting
65Alexandr SukhorukovSwimming
66Andrey GrechinSwimming
67Danila IzotovSwimming
68Veronika PopovaSwimming
69Evgeny RylovSwimming
70Anastasia ZuevaSwimming
71Victoria AndreevaSwimming
72Aleksandr KrasnykhSwimming
73Maria ShurochkinaSynchronized swimming
74Natalia IshchenkoSynchronized swimming
75Svetlana RomashinaSynchronized swimming
76Alla ShishkinaSynchronized swimming
77Alexandra PatskevichSynchronized swimming
78Alexander ShibaevTable tennis
79Polina MikhailovaTable tennis
80Anastasia BaryshnikovaTaekwondo
81Aleksey DenisenkoTaekwondo
82Ekaterina MakarovaTennis
83Elena VesninaTennis
84Svetlana KuznetsovaTennis
85Daria KasatkinaTennis
86Anastasia PavlyuchenkovaTennis
87Andrey KuznetsovTennis
88Teymuraz GabashviliTennis
89Evgeny DonskoyTennis
90Darya KlishinaTrack & field
91Tatiana KoshelevaVolleyball
92Nataliya GoncharovaVolleyball
93Sergey TetyukhinVolleyball
94Maxim MikhaylovVolleyball
95Yana ShcherbanVolleyball
96Irina FetisovaVolleyball
97Irina ZaryazhkoVolleyball
98Sergey GrankinVolleyball
99Ekaterina KosianenkoVolleyball
100Egor KliukaVolleyball
101Alexey VerbovVolleyball
102Artëm VolvichVolleyball
103Kostyantyn BakunVolleyball
104Anna MalovaVolleyball
105Aleksandr VolkovVolleyball
106Igor KobzarVolleyball
107Anastasia ShlyakhovayaVolleyball
108Viktor LebedevWrestling
109Abdulrashid SadulaevWrestling
110Anzor BoltukayevWrestling
111Bilyal MakhovWrestling
112Aniuar GeduevWrestling
113Roman VlasovWrestling
114Natalia VorobievaWrestling
115Soslan RamonovWrestling
116Islambek AlbievWrestling
117Islam MagomedovWrestling
118Stepan MaryanyanWrestling
119Davit ChakvetadzeWrestling
120Valeria KoblovaWrestling

Olympic Medals Table Russia

Olympic GamesGoldSilverBronze
Sochi 2014 Winter Games13119
London 2012 Summer Games242632
Vancouver 2010 Winter Games357
Beijing 2008 Summer Games232129
Turin 2006 Winter Games868
Athens 2004 Summer Games282636
Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Games644
Sydney 2000 Summer Games322829
Nagano 1998 Winter Games963
Atlanta 1996 Summer Games262116
Lillehammer 1994 Winter Games1184

Last Updated On : August 08, 2016

Olympic Athletes - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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