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 1500m Vladimir Nikitin
Men’s 110m Hurdles Sergey Shubenkov
Men’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 50km Walk Sergey Sharypov
Nikolay Sergeyev
Men’s High Jump Ilya Ivanyuk
Mikhail Akimenko
Men’s Triple Jump Dmitriy Sorokin
Men’s Hammer Throw Denis Lukyanov
Men’s Javelin Throw Dmitriy Tarabin

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 400m Antonina Krivoshapka
Women’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Women’s High Jump Mariya Lasitskene
Anna Chicherova
Women’s Pole Vault Anzhelika Sidorova
Women’s Long Jump Darya Klishina
Women’s Triple Jump Yekaterina Koneva
Darya Nidbaykina

Diving

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 3m Springboard Nikita Shleikher
Evgenii Kuznetsov
Men’s 10m Platform Aleksandr Bondar
Men’s 10m Synchronized Platform Aleksandr Bondar
Viktor Minibaev

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Dressage From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Team Dressage Evgenija Davydoa
Horse: Awakening
Regina Isachkina
Horse: Sun of May Life
Tatyana Kosterina
Horse: Diavolessa
Elena Sidneva
Horse: Fuhur

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

Modern Pentathlon

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Alexander Lifanov
Women’s Individual Adelina Ibatullina

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s RS:X Stefania Elfutina
Men’s Laser Sergey Komissarov
Women’s Laser Radial Ekaterina Zyuzina
Men’s 470 Pavel Sozykin
Denis Gribanov

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
Men’s Trap Alexey Alipov
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 Over 2 Eligible Athletes
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 Butterfly Aleksandr Kudashev
Men’s 200m Individual Medley Andrey Zhilkin
Men’s 400m Individual Medley Maxim Stupin
Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Vladislav Grinev
Vladimir Morozov
Kliment Kolesnikov
Evgeny Rylov
Andrey Minakov
Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Mikhail Dovgalyuk
Mikhail Vekovishchev
Aleksandr Krasnykh
Martin Malyutin
Ivan Girev
Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay Evgeny Rylov
Kirill Prigoda
Andrey Minakov
Vladimir Morozov
Kliment Kolesnikov
Anton Chupkov
Mikhail Vekovishchev
Vladislav Grinev

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
Valeriia Salamatina
Women’s 400m Freestyle Veronika Andrusenko
Anna Egorova
Women’s 800m Freestyle Anna Egorova
Women’s 1500m Freestyle Anastasia Kirpichnikova
Women’s 100m Backstroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 200m Backstroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 100m Breaststroke Yulia Yefimova
Anna Belousova
Women’s 200m Breaststroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 100m Butterfly Svetlana Chimrova
Women’s 200m Butterfly Svetlana Chimrova
Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Daria Ustinova
Maria Kameneva
Sofya Lobova
Arina Openysheva
Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Anna Egorova
Anastasia Guzhenkova
Valeriya Salamatina
Veronika Andrusenko
Daria Mullakaeva
Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay Daria Vaskina
Anna Belousova
Svetlana Chimrova
Daria Ustinova

Mixed Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay Evgeny Rylov
Kirill Prigoda
Svetlana Chimrova
Maria Kameneva
Daria Vaskina
Andrey Minakov

Volleyball

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Beach Volleyball Viacheslav Krasilnikov
Oleg Stoyanovskiy
Men’s Indoor Volleyball Artem Volvich
Dmitry Volkov
Anton Semyshev
Ivan Iakovlev
Fedor Voronkov
Alexander Butko
Dmitriy Muserskiy
Victor Poletaev
Maxim Mikhaylov
Egor Kliuka
Ilyas Kurkaev
Roman Martynyuk
Igor Kobzar
Valentin Golubev
Women’s Indoor Volleyball Angelina Lazarenko
Ekaterina Efimova
Daria Chikrizova
Irina Koroleva
Tatiana Romanova
Nataliya Goncharova
Alla Galkina
Margarita Kurilo
Evgeniya Startseva
Irina Fetisova
Irina Voronkova
Kseniia Parubets
Mariia Khaletskaia
Tatiana Iurinskaia