Top 20 Skier celebrities in Russia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Skier celebrities [Updated June 29, 2022].
Larisa Lazutina was born
on June 1, 1965
She received a two year ban from competition after a positive drug test at the 2002 Olympics.
Alexey Volkov was born
on April 5, 1988
He also competed in the individual biathlon at the 2014 Olympics, but he finished 64th.
Sergei Ustiugov was born
on April 8, 1992
He is of Mansi descent, a people indigenous to Russia and Ukraine.
Vladislav Novikov was born
on November 10, 1993
In January of 2012, he won first place in the Giant Slalom event in Austria in the CIT event.
Alexander Legkov was born
on May 7, 1983
in Moscow, Russia.
He won gold at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi for 50 km freestyle.
Lyubov Yegorova was born
on May 5, 1966
She was disqualified for using bromantan at the 1997 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and it effectively put an end to her career.
Nikolay Zimyatov was born
on July 28, 1955
He won three gold medals at the 1980 Olympics in the 30 km, 50 km, and 4 x 10 km relay events.
Vladimir Smirnov was born
on March 7, 1964
He won a total of seven Olympic medals from 1988 to 1994.
Vyacheslav Ivanov was born
on July 30, 1938
He was the first athlete to win the single scull event three times in the Olympics.
Vyacheslav Vedenin was born
on October 1, 1941
He won a total of four gold medals between the Olympics and World Championships.
Yelena Valbe was born
on April 20, 1968
She won a total of five medals at the 1992 Winter Olympics, including one gold.
Olga Danilova was born
on June 10, 1970
She won a total of 14 medals between Olympic and World Championship events, including 6 golds.
Raisa Smetanina was born
on March 1, 1952
She had her best year at the Olympics in 1976 where she won two golds and one silver.
Tamara Tikhonova was born
on June 13, 1964
She won two golds and one silver at the 1988 Olympics.