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
Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
13 April 1963
Chess Player

Maria SharapovaMaria Sharapova
19 April 1987
Tennis Player

Anna KournikovaAnna Kournikova
07 June 1981
Tennis Star

Fedor EmelianenkoFedor Emelianenko
28 September 1976
MMA Artist

Valeri BureValeri Bure
13 June 1974
Ice Hockey Player
Alexander PovetkinAlexander Povetkin
02 September 1979
Professional Boxer

Lev YashinLev Yashin
22 October 1929
Football Player

Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine
31 October 1892
French chess player
Alexander OvechkinAlexander Ovechkin
17 September 1985
Ice Hockey Player

Nikolai ValuevNikolai Valuev
21 August 1973
Boxer, Actor
Aziz ShavershianZyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
24 March 1989
Body Builder, Internet Personality

Kostya TszyuKostya Tszyu
19 September 1969
Boxer

Andrey ArshavinAndrey Arshavin
29 May 1981
Football 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

Antonina KrivoshapkaAntonina Krivoshapka
21 July 1987
Athlete

Boris SpasskyBoris Spassky
30 January 1937
Chess Grandmaster
Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
12 May 1983
Politician, Model, Artistic gymnast, Rhythmic

Daniil KvyatDaniil Kvyat
26 April 1994
Racecar driver
Becky HammonBecky Hammon
11 March 1977
Basketball player

Sergey KarjakinSergey Karjakin
12 January 1990
Chess Grandmaster

Vladimir KramnikVladimir Kramnik
25 June 1975
Chess player, Writer
Artur BeterbiyevArtur Beterbiyev
21 January 1985
 

Maurice TilletMaurice Tillet
23 October 1903
Wrestler
Mikhail BotvinnikMikhail Botvinnik
17 August 1911
Chess player

Aleksandr KarelinAleksandr Karelin
19 September 1967
Politician, Amateur wrestler

Alexander KarelinAlexander Karelin
19 September 1967
Olympic athlete
Pavel BurePavel Bure
31 March 1971
Ice hockey player

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Artem DzyubaArtem Dzyuba
22 August 1988
Footballer
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

Ekaterina GordeevaEkaterina Gordeeva
28 May 1971
Figure skater
Vladimir KonstantinovVladimir Konstantinov
19 March 1967
Ice hockey player
Vasily SmyslovVasily Smyslov
24 March 1921
Chess grandmaster

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

Ian NepomniachtchiIan Nepomniachtchi
14 July 1990
Chess player

Timofey MozgovTimofey Mozgov
16 July 1986
Basketball player
Maya ChiburdanidzeMaya Chiburdanidze
17 January 1961
Chess player

Žydrūnas IlgauskasŽydrūnas Ilgauskas
05 June 1975
Basketball player

Evgeni PlushenkoEvgeni Plushenko
03 November 1982
Figure skater

Denis CheryshevDenis Cheryshev
26 December 1990
Association football player

Viktor KorchnoiViktor Korchnoi
23 March 1931
Chess player, Writer
Igor LarionovIgor Larionov
03 December 1960
Ice hockey player

Ilya KovalchukIlya Kovalchuk
15 April 1983
Ice hockey player
Yuri ZhirkovYuri Zhirkov
20 August 1983
Association football player

Oleg TaktarovOleg Taktarov
26 August 1967
Actor, Judoka

Vitaly PetrovVitaly Petrov
08 September 1984
Racecar driver
Pavel DatsyukPavel Datsyuk
20 July 1978
Ice hockey player

Yelena IsinbayevaYelena Isinbayeva
03 June 1982
Pole vaulter, Athletics competitor
Aliya MustafinaAliya Mustafina
30 September 1994
Artistic gymnast

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

Andrei KirilenkoAndrei Kirilenko
18 February 1981
Basketball player

Igor AkinfeevIgor Akinfeev
08 April 1986
Association football player

Roman PavlyuchenkoRoman Pavlyuchenko
15 December 1981
Footballer
Nikolay DavydenkoNikolay Davydenko
02 June 1981
tennis player

Alexander GrischukAlexander Grischuk
31 October 1983
Chess player

Jeff MonsonJeff Monson
18 January 1971
Mixed martial artist, Boxer

Evgeni MalkinEvgeni Malkin
31 July 1986
Ice Hockey Player
Larisa LatyninaLarisa Latynina
27 December 1934
Gymnast

Viacheslav FetisovViacheslav Fetisov
20 April 1958
Ice hockey coach
Sergey GrinkovSergey Grinkov
04 February 1967
Pair skater

Aron NimzowitschAron Nimzowitsch
07 November 1886
Danish-Russian chess master

Ilia KulikIlia Kulik
23 May 1977
Figure skater
Vladislav TretiakVladislav Tretiak
25 April 1952
Ice hockey player, Politician

Alexey ShvedAlexey Shved
16 December 1988
Basketball player
Dinara SafinaDinara Safina
27 April 1986
Tennis player

Denis LebedevDenis Lebedev
14 August 1979
Boxer

Yevgeny KafelnikovYevgeny Kafelnikov
18 February 1974
Tennis player, Golfer
Dmitry KlokovDmitry Klokov
18 February 1983
Weightlifter

Svetlana KhorkinaSvetlana Khorkina
19 January 1979
Politician, Artistic gymnast
Fyodor SmolovFyodor Smolov
09 February 1990
Russian footballer

Svetlana KuznetsovaSvetlana Kuznetsova
27 June 1985
Tennis player

Aleksandr KokorinAleksandr Kokorin
19 March 1991
Association football player

Vitaly MinakovVitaly Minakov
06 February 1985
Mixed Martial Artist
Valeri KharlamovValeri Kharlamov
14 January 1948
Ice hockey player
Alan DzagoevAlan Dzagoev
17 June 1990
Association football player

Alexei YashinAlexei Yashin
05 November 1973
Ice hockey player

Pavel PogrebnyakPavel Pogrebnyak
08 November 1983
Association football player

Peter SvidlerPeter Svidler
17 June 1976
Chess player
Aleksandr KerzhakovAleksandr Kerzhakov
27 November 1982
Association football player

Leonid Viktorovich SlutskyLeonid Viktorovich Slutsky
04 May 1971
 

Vera ZvonarevaVera Zvonareva
07 September 1984
 

Alexei KovalevAlexei Kovalev
24 February 1973
Ice hockey player

Rinat DasaevRinat Dasaev
13 June 1957
Goalkeeper
Rinat DasayevRinat Dasayev
13 June 1957
Russian-Soviet goalkeeper

Maria KirilenkoMaria Kirilenko
25 January 1987
Tennis player
Elena DementievaElena Dementieva
15 October 1981
Tennis player

Stanislav CherchesovStanislav Cherchesov
02 September 1963
Association football player, Association football
Vladimir TarasenkoVladimir Tarasenko
13 December 1991
Ice hockey player
Alexey VoyevodaAlexey Voyevoda
09 May 1980
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