Find out more about the greatest Russian Sportspersons, including Fedor Emelianenko, Anna Kournikova, Garry Kasparov, Maria Sharapova and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Khabib NurmagomedovKhabib Nurmagomedov
20 September 1988
Mixed Martial Artist
Anna KournikovaAnna Kournikova
07 June 1981
Tennis Star

Maria SharapovaMaria Sharapova
19 April 1987
Tennis Player

Fedor EmelianenkoFedor Emelianenko
28 September 1976
MMA Artist

Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
13 April 1963
Chess Player

Valeri BureValeri Bure
13 June 1974
Ice Hockey Player
Lev YashinLev Yashin
22 October 1929
Football Player

Nikolai ValuevNikolai Valuev
21 August 1973
Boxer, Actor

Alexander OvechkinAlexander Ovechkin
17 September 1985
Ice Hockey Player
Andrey ArshavinAndrey Arshavin
29 May 1981
Football Player

Alexander PovetkinAlexander Povetkin
02 September 1979
Professional Boxer
Kostya TszyuKostya Tszyu
19 September 1969
Boxer

Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine
31 October 1892
French chess player

Nataliya KuznetsovaNataliya Kuznetsova
01 July 1991
Bodybuilder

Yulia LipnitskayaYulia Lipnitskaya
05 June 1998
Skater

Anastasia BryzgalovaAnastasia Bryzgalova
13 December 1992
Curler
Roy Jones Jr.Roy Jones Jr.
16 January 1969
Boxer

Andrei KanchelskisAndrei Kanchelskis
23 January 1967
association football player, association football

Aleksandr KarelinAleksandr Karelin
19 September 1967
Politician, Amateur wrestler

Pavel BurePavel Bure
31 March 1971
Ice hockey player
Andrei KirilenkoAndrei Kirilenko
18 February 1981
Basketball player

Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
12 May 1983
Politician, Model, Artistic gymnast, Rhythmic
Daniil KvyatDaniil Kvyat
26 April 1994
Racecar driver

Vladimir KonstantinovVladimir Konstantinov
19 March 1967
Ice hockey player

Boris SpasskyBoris Spassky
30 January 1937
Chess Grandmaster
Marat SafinMarat Safin
27 January 1980
Tennis player, Politician

Sergei FedorovSergei Fedorov
13 December 1969
Ice hockey player
Alexander EmelianenkoAlexander Emelianenko
02 August 1981
Mixed Martial Artist

Aliya MustafinaAliya Mustafina
30 September 1994
Artistic gymnast

Oleg TaktarovOleg Taktarov
26 August 1967
Actor, Judoka
Vladimir KramnikVladimir Kramnik
25 June 1975
Chess player, Writer

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Sergey KarjakinSergey Karjakin
12 January 1990
Chess Grandmaster
Ekaterina GordeevaEkaterina Gordeeva
28 May 1971
Figure skater

Svetlana KhorkinaSvetlana Khorkina
19 January 1979
Politician, Artistic gymnast

Vladislav TretiakVladislav Tretiak
25 April 1952
Ice hockey player, Politician

Fyodor SmolovFyodor Smolov
09 February 1990
Russian footballer
Yelena IsinbayevaYelena Isinbayeva
03 June 1982
Pole vaulter, Athletics competitor
Roman PavlyuchenkoRoman Pavlyuchenko
15 December 1981
Footballer

Timofey MozgovTimofey Mozgov
16 July 1986
Basketball player

Pavel DatsyukPavel Datsyuk
20 July 1978
Ice hockey player

Viacheslav FetisovViacheslav Fetisov
20 April 1958
Ice hockey player
Evgeni MalkinEvgeni Malkin
31 July 1986
Ice Hockey Player

Ilya KovalchukIlya Kovalchuk
15 April 1983
Ice hockey player

Evgeni PlushenkoEvgeni Plushenko
03 November 1982
Figure skater

Larisa LatyninaLarisa Latynina
27 December 1934
Gymnast

Denis CheryshevDenis Cheryshev
26 December 1990
Association football player
Alexander GrischukAlexander Grischuk
31 October 1983
Chess player

Igor LarionovIgor Larionov
03 December 1960
Ice hockey player
Jeff MonsonJeff Monson
18 January 1971
Mixed martial artist, Boxer

Artem DzyubaArtem Dzyuba
22 August 1988
Footballer

Svetlana KuznetsovaSvetlana Kuznetsova
27 June 1985
Tennis player
Dinara SafinaDinara Safina
27 April 1986
Tennis player

Mikhail BotvinnikMikhail Botvinnik
17 August 1911
Chess player
Ian NepomniachtchiIan Nepomniachtchi
14 July 1990
Chess player

Yuri ZhirkovYuri Zhirkov
20 August 1983
Association football player

Sergei KharitonovSergei Kharitonov
18 August 1980
Boxer, Kickboxer, Military personnel, Thai boxer

Igor AkinfeevIgor Akinfeev
08 April 1986
Association football player

Valeri KharlamovValeri Kharlamov
14 January 1948
Ice hockey player
Maria KirilenkoMaria Kirilenko
25 January 1987
Tennis player

Sergei GrinkovSergei Grinkov
04 February 1967
Fgure skater

Ilia KulikIlia Kulik
23 May 1977
Figure skater

Aleksandr KokorinAleksandr Kokorin
19 March 1991
Association football player
Rinat DasayevRinat Dasayev
13 June 1957
Russian-Soviet goalkeeper

Oleg SalenkoOleg Salenko
25 October 1969
Footballer
Yevgeny KafelnikovYevgeny Kafelnikov
18 February 1974
Tennis player, Golfer

Vitaly MinakovVitaly Minakov
06 February 1985
Mixed Martial Artist

Pavel PogrebnyakPavel Pogrebnyak
08 November 1983
Association football player
Ilya BryzgalovIlya Bryzgalov
22 June 1980
Ice hockey player

Viktor KorchnoiViktor Korchnoi
23 March 1931
Chess player, Writer
Alexei YashinAlexei Yashin
05 November 1973
Ice hockey player

Vera ZvonarevaVera Zvonareva
07 September 1984
 

Elena DementievaElena Dementieva
15 October 1981
Tennis player
Dmitry KlokovDmitry Klokov
18 February 1983
Weightlifter

Alexei KovalevAlexei Kovalev
24 February 1973
Ice hockey player
Alexey VoyevodaAlexey Voyevoda
09 May 1980
Bobsledder

Vladimir TarasenkoVladimir Tarasenko
13 December 1991
Ice hockey player

Alexey ShvedAlexey Shved
16 December 1988
Basketball player

Ludmilla TourischevaLudmilla Tourischeva
07 October 1952
Gymnast
Alan DzagoevAlan Dzagoev
17 June 1990
Association football player
Vasily SmyslovVasily Smyslov
24 March 1921
Chess grandmaster

Dmitri AlenichevDmitri Alenichev
20 October 1972
Association football player, Association football

Aron NimzowitschAron Nimzowitsch
07 November 1886
Danish-Russian chess master

Vitaly PetrovVitaly Petrov
08 September 1984
Racecar driver
Peter SvidlerPeter Svidler
17 June 1976
Chess player

Viacheslav DatsikViacheslav Datsik
13 February 1980
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, Thai boxer

Denis LebedevDenis Lebedev
14 August 1979
Boxer

Nikolay DavydenkoNikolay Davydenko
02 June 1981
tennis player

Aleksandr KerzhakovAleksandr Kerzhakov
27 November 1982
Association football player
Irina SlutskayaIrina Slutskaya
09 February 1979
Figure skater

Daria GavrilovaDaria Gavrilova
05 March 1994
Tennis player
Sergei GoncharSergei Gonchar
13 April 1974
Ice hockey player

Alexandra KosteniukAlexandra Kosteniuk
23 April 1984
Chess player
Diniyar BilyaletdinovDiniyar Bilyaletdinov
27 February 1985
Association football player
Sergei IgnashevichSergei Ignashevich
14 July 1979
Footballer