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Sochi 2014: Russian Olympic Medal Winners (updated)
This article is dedicated to Russian athletes who gained Olympic medals at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. We present you a full list of Russian medalists with photos, short descriptions and links to our news and articles.
--17-02-2014--
Russia at the Paralympic Games 2012 - Results
What can be a greater example of people's will for victory and achievement drive than the Olympic Games? Only the Paralympics as an amazing show of amazing people. This year has become the most successfull for Russian paralympic sportsmen concluding the London Games with a total of 102 medals and taking the second place in an unofficial medal count. We have gathered them all in our article: people, medals, sport disciplines, statistics. A real "Walk of Fame" for our dear sportsmen.
--12-09-2012--
Olympics 2012: Team Russia's Best Moments
Olympic Games 2012 in London have come to an end, giving different presents to everybody. Sportsmen have received medals and we all gained very important memories about events, heroes and struggle. Russia-IC helps you to collect all the best moments of the Olympics in your memory. Our collection of the most spectacular and emotional videos with Russian Olympic medal winners is your best Olympic memories, right here, right now.
--13-08-2012--
Olympics 2012: General Medal Table and Russian Winners (daily updates)
Olympic Games 2012 in London are under way with new medals, victories and heroes appearing every day. Russia-IC will help you to keep the track of events with our daily updates. In this article we've prepared for you a general medal table of top-25 countries. There is also a full list of Russian Olympic medals winners with names, dates, sport disciplines and our latest news. Don't forget to check it daily and you'll always find something new. The latest an the final update: August 13.
--13-08-2012--


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Sochi 2014: Russian Skiing Team Grabs Silver in the Relay
The men's cross-country skiing relay race ended with the victory of the Swedish team. The Russian team took silver and the French team won bronze, on Saturday, February 16.
--17-02-2014--
Sochi 2014: Russian Athletes on Olympic Pedestal after Short Track Competitions
Two short track finals took place in the Iceberg Skating Palace on Saturday, February 15, the women's 1,500 meter and men's 1,000 meter, with the last one to become very sucessful for Russian athelets.
--16-02-2014--
Russian Bakhtin Defeats Gasca on Points for IBO Title
On Tuesday night, Russian boxer Alexander Bakhtin scored an assured points win over Filipino Roli Gasca to take the vacant IBO super bantamweight title.
--19-09-2012--
Most Successful Paralympics in Russian History
Russian paralympi sportsmen have concluded the London Games winning a total of 102 medals and taking the second place in an unofficial medal count.
--10-09-2012--
Russia Now Stands the Second in Paralympic Medal Count
Team Russia climbs to the second place in the overall medal standings at the London Paralympics with 73 medals, including 28 gold.
--07-09-2012--
Russian Paralympic Sportsmen Continue Receiving Medals
On Monday, September 3, Russia's Paralympic archers swept the whole podium in the men's standing category, but they weren't the only Russian sportsmen to bring medals that day.
--04-09-2012--
Kanaeva Is Going to Marry Hockey Player
Two-time Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics, Yevgenia Kanaeva, has announced her wedding with Russian hockey player Igor Musatov.
--30-08-2012--
Russian Zaripova and Chicherova Prove Olympic Medals
Newly crowned Olympic champions Yulia Zaripova and Anna Chicherova have proved their superiority at Stockholm's 10th meeting of the Diamond League.
--21-08-2012--
38% of Russians are glad with Olympic results
More than third of Russians (38%) consider the performance of Russian Olympic team at XXX Olympic Games in London to be successful, says the research of the Public Opinion Fund.
--16-08-2012--
Russian Olympic winners to be awarded 300 million rubles
300 million Rubles (about US $ 9.7 million) will be allocated from the state budget to award Russian sportsmen who have won Olympic medals at 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
--13-08-2012--
Russia Ends its Big Olympic Run with a Great Success
It is hard to imagine more impressive completion of the Olympic Games 2012 for Russia than triumphal perfomances of Russian gymnasts, volleyball players and boxers on Sunday, the 16th and the last Olympic day.
--13-08-2012--
Russia Celebrates its Golden Day at the Olympic Games
On Saturday, August 11, the 15th Olympic day, Russian sportsmen managed to gain more gold medals than any other day, to say nothing of silver and bronze.
--12-08-2012--
Russian Athletes Continue Gaining Olympic Medals
Wednesday, August 8, the eleventh day of the Olympics didn't improve Russia's position in the general medal count but still had many successful moments.
--09-08-2012--
Another Successful Olympic Day for Russia
On August 7, the eleventh day of the Olympic Games in London, Russia again proved its superiority in synchronized swimming and improved its positions in athletics, gymnastics, diving and weightlifting.
--08-08-2012--
The Day of Long-Awaited Success
On Sunday, August 5, on the 9th Olympic day, Russian wrestler ended Russia's three-day wait for a gold medal, and several other sportsmen tried their best for silver and bronze.
--06-08-2012--
Anything but Gold
August 4, the eighth day of the Olympics, has made Russia's medal count bigger for 5 medals. Still, the lack of the gold doesn't allow Russia to take higher place in the general medal table.
--05-08-2012--
Russia Is a New Judo World Power?
Tagir Khaibulaev has claimed Russia's third gold in London, in judo again! But that was not the end of the medal shower for Russian Olympic team.
--03-08-2012--
Russia Continues Gaining Olympic Medals
Saturday, the fifth day of the Olympic Games in London, brought good news from Russian fencers, cyclists and synchronized divers.
--02-08-2012--
Russian Olympic Team Won New Medals
The fourth day of the Olympic Games in London has become a hard battle for medals with several winners from Russia.
--01-08-2012--
Sunday Brings Russia Three Olympic Medals
July 28, the second Olympics day, was marked by Russia's fencer, cyclist and swimmers team to bring a bronze medal each.
--30-07-2012--
Russia Receives the First Olympic Gold in Judo
On Saturday, Russian judoka Arsen Galstyan won his country's first Olympic gold medal in London, beating Japan's Hiroaki Hiraoka in the 60kg final.
--30-07-2012--
Russian Basketball Star Returns to NBA
Russian Olympic Basketball Team's leader, Andrei Kirilenko, has decided to return to the NBA for the next season.
--25-07-2012--
Russia Announced Plans for Olympic Games in London
Russia plans to win 25 gold medals at the London Games, the country's Olympic committee president Alexander Zhukov has said.
--11-07-2012--
Russian Fight Legend Becomes Sports President
Mixed fight legend, Fyodor The Last Emperor Emelianenko has become the president of the newly established Russian MMA Union.
--29-05-2012--
Golden Belts For Best Russian Fighters
Best Russian athletes in different types of martial arts have been honored at the Golden Belt award ceremony in Moscow.
--03-05-2012--
Russian Sport to Lessen Foreign Workforce
Russian Health and Social Development Ministry has announced a 25% quota on foreign athletes for professional sports clubs.
--19-04-2012--
Russians Are Best in Beach Soccer Again
Northern climate can's stop warm hearts. Russian team confirmed their status as kings of a beach soccer, winning the European Cup in Moscow.
--20-02-2012--
Record Award Fee for Russian Olympic Winners
The Russian government will give awards of $130,000 to Russian athletes who win a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
--06-02-2012--
Russian Youth Olympic Team Heads the List of Medalists
Russian Youth Olympic team now holds the first place on the number of medals at the Youth Olympics 2012 in Innsbruck.
--18-01-2012--
Russian Youth Olympic Team to Compete for Medals
On Wednesday, Russian Youth Winter Olympic team has left for Innsbruck, Austria, for the first ever Youth Olympic Winter Games, to take part in almost every sport discipline.
--13-01-2012--
Russian Football Player is Named a Sportsman of the Year
All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center has revealed results of the latest opinion poll in which Russian people expressed their opinion about the most notable Russian sportsmen in 2011.
--11-01-2012--
Fyodor Emelianenko Gives New Year Gifts to His Russian Fans
Russian fighter Fyodor Emelianenko has made a knockout win over Japanese Satoshi Ishii in the main event of the Dream: New Year 2011 in Tokyo, on December 31.
--02-01-2012--
The Best Russian Sportsmen of the Year are Announced
Top-10 Russian sportspeople for 2011 have been announced by the Russian Federation of Sports Journalist, which founded the "Silver Doe" award.
--28-12-2011--
The Best Russian Figure Skater Successfully Returns to Ice
On Monday, Evgeny Plushenko made his first victorious competition since his figure skating silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
--27-12-2011--
Russian Biathlon Team is Best in Mixed Rally
On December 18, Russian biathlon ream won gold medals in the mixed rally at the World Cups third stage in Hochfilzen, Austria.
--19-12-2011--
Russian Legend Boxer Proves His Superiority
On Sunday, Russian famous boxer and MMA legend Fyodor Emelianenko earned a victory over American Jeff Monson in the main event of M-1 Global: Fyodor vs. Monson.
--22-11-2011--
Russian Boxer Wins WBA Cruiserweight Belt
On Friday, Russian boxer Denis Lebedev won over three division world champion James Lights Out Toney in Moscow and so became the winner of the WBA cruiserweight belt.
--07-11-2011--
Russians Won Gold at 2011 World Fencing Championship
Russians won gold medals in mens saber team event at the 2011 World Fencing Championship, held in Italys Catania between October 8 and 16.
--18-10-2011--
Russia's Leading Ski Jumper Dies in Car Crash
Pavel Karelin, the 21-year-old leader of the Russian national ski jumping team, died in a car crash early on Sunday, his personal coach said.
--10-10-2011--
Awards for Paralympic Sportsmen
On Tuesday, at the third annual Elena Mukhina National Awards, four-time Paralympic skiing champion Irek Zaripov of Russia has taken the major prize.
--03-10-2011--
Russian Rhythmic Gymnast Wins All Gold Medals
Russias rhythmic gymnast star Yevgenia Kanaeva has become three-times World Champion in all-round event, having grabbed all gold medals available to date at the 2011 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in the French Montpellier.
--26-09-2011--
Russian Grand Master Wins Chess World Cup 2011
Russian Peter Svidler has won the FIDE Chess World Cup 2011 in the Siberian city of Khanty-Mansiysk, beating his main contender Russian Alexander Grischuk in the final.
--20-09-2011--
Russian Team is the Best in Beach Soccer
In the final of the World Cup in Ravenna, Italy, Russian beach soccer team defeated Brazil champion team 12-8.
--12-09-2011--
Russian Super Heavyweight Boxer Becomes the World Champion
On Saturday, Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin won the title of world champion among super heavyweight boxers, according to the World Boxing Association.
--29-08-2011--
Roberto Karlos Defends Yuri Zhirkov from Russian Fans
On Thursday the famous Brazilian wingback Roberto Carlos criticized fans of the Russian national team for their hostile reception of Yury Zhirkov during Russia's 1-0 defeat of Serbia on Wednesday.
--12-08-2011--
Pluschenko Sues the "Paparazzi" Journal for Libel
The famous Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko and his wife and producer Yana Rudkovskaya have sued the "Paparazzi" journal. The subject of the action is the article which calls their marriage merely a part of Plushenko's PR-campaign.
--10-08-2011--
Olympic champion Anton Sikharulidze married oligarchs daughter
An Olympic figure skating champion Anton Sikharulidze and a 84- Forbes- rated Russian oligarchs daughter Yana Lebedeva registered their marriage secretly at a Moscow registry office last week.
--08-08-2011--
One of the Tallest People in the World has been Hospitalised
In St. Petersburg The medicals of the "Sogaz" clinic has hospitalized the bedridden basketball player Alexander Sizonenko, one of the tallest people in the world.
--03-08-2011--
The Coach of Russian Chess Team has Tendered his Resignation
Yevgeni Bareev, the head coach of Russian national chess, team has tendered his resignation because of the failed performance of the Russian team on the World Championship.
--02-08-2011--
Nadezhda Petrova Has Won the American Tennis Tournament
On Sunday the Russian tennis player became the winner of the Citi Open Tournament in Washington.
--01-08-2011--





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