Russia

History

The Russian Federation made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1996, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and has competed ever since. Prior to the Soviet Union they competed as the Russian Empire which the International Olympic Committee considers to be a different entity. The nation sends one of the largest delegations with over 400 athletes competing at most Olympics. The athletes compete in almost all sports available on the Olympic program.

In total Russia has won around 435 medals across 21 sports. They have constantly finished in the top 5 on the medal table. Their most successful sports include aquatics, athletics, gymnastics and wrestling. The most successful athlete is gymnast Alexei Nemov whom won 12 medals during the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. In 1996 he won two golds (team all-around & vault), one silver (individual all-around) and three bronze (floor, high bar & pommel horse) and in 2000 he won two golds (individual all-around & high bar), one silver (floor) and three bronze (team all-around, pommel horse & parallel bars).

Qualified Quotas

Archery

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Individual Elena Osipova
Ksenia Perova
Inna Stepanova
Women’s Team Elena Osipova
Ksenia Perova
Inna Stepanova

Artistic Swimming

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Team Anastasiia Arkhipovskaia
Vlada Chigireva
Mayya Dorochko
Marina Goliadkina
Mikhaela Kalancha
Veronika Kalinina
Polina Komar
Alla Shishkina
Mariia Shurochkina
Varvara Subbotina
Women’s Duet From Team Quota

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 110m Hurdles Sergey Shubenkov
Men’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Artistic Events From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Men’s Team Artistic All-Around David Belyavskiy
Artur Dalaloyan
Nikolai Kuksenkov
Dmitrii Lankin
Nikita Nagornyy
Women’s Individual Artistic Events From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Women’s Team Artistic All-Around Liliia Akhaimova
Irina Alekseeva
Angelina Melnikova
Aliia Mustafina
Angelina Simakova
Women’s Rhythmic Group All-Around Mariia Kravtsova
Evgeniia Levanova
Kseniia Poliakova
Anastasia Shishmakova
Anastasiia Tatareva
Maria Tolkacheva

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s RS:X Stefania Elfutina

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions
(1) (2)
Yulia Karimova
Yuliya Zykova
Men’s 10m Air Rifle
(1) (2)
Sergey Kamenskiy
Grigory Shamakov
Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle Anastasiia Galashina
Vladimir Maslennikov
Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol
(1) (2)
Alexei Klimov
Alexander Alifirenko
Women’s 25m Pistol Vitalina Batsarashkina
Men’s 10m Air Pistol Artem Chernousov
Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol Vitalina Batsarashkina
Artem Chernousov
Mixed Team Trap Ekaterina Rabaya
Alexey Alipov
Women’s Skeet Natalia Vinogradova

Swimming

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50m Freestyle Vladimir Morozov
Men’s 100m Freestyle Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 200m Freestyle Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 400m Freestyle Aleksandr Krasnykh
Martin Malyutin
Men’s 800m Freestyle Ilya Drazhinin
Aleksandr Egorov
Men’s 1500m Freestyle Ilya Druzhinin
Men’s 100m Backstroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 200m Backstroke Evgeny Rylov
Eliment Kolesnikov
Men’s 100m Breaststroke Kirill Prigoda
Anton Chupkov
Men’s 200m Breaststroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 100m Butterfly Andrei Minakov
Men’s 200m Individual Medley Andrey Zhilkin

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 50m Freestyle Maria Kameneva
Women’s 100m Freestyle Marian Kameneva
Women’s 200m Freestyle Veronika Andrusenko
Women’s 400m Freestyle Veronika Andrusenko
Anna Egorova
Women’s 1500m Freestyle Anastasia Kirpichnikova
Women’s 100m Backstroke Daria Vaskina
Anastasia Fesikova
Women’s 200m Backstroke Anastasia Avdeeva
Dasha Ustinova
Women’s 100m Breaststroke Anna Belousova
Yulia Yefimova
Women’s 200m Breaststroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 100m Butterfly Svetlana Chimrova