A team from the Russian Empire competed at the Olympic Games in 1900, then in 1908 and 1912.
- The Grand Duchy of Finland was part of the Russian Empire in 1908 and 1912 but their results are considered separately.
- A semi-final in Greco-Roman wrestling in 1912 between Russian Martin Klein and Finland's Alfred Asikainen took 11 hours. The winner Klein was too exhausted to compete in the final.
- Information about the Russia and the Soviet Union at the Olympics.
- More trivia from each Country at the Olympic Games
- About Sport in Russia