Russia at the Winter Olympic Games

Russian athletes prior to 1992 competed at the Winter Olympic Games as part of the team from the Soviet Union (USSR). In 1992, they competed as part of the Unified Team. In 2014 the Winter Olympics were held in Sochi, Russia. Russia is currently suspended by the International Paralympic Committee due to the state-sponsored doping program scandal and may not compete at the 2018 Games.

The Russian delegation is strong in different sports such as cross country skiing, figure skating, biathlon and speed skating and group events.


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