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Top Russian Olympic champions throughout history

The exhibition "Russia at the Olympics" recounts the history of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games from the 20th and 21st centuries. The "Russia at the Olympics" exhibit will open on February 5 at 7 pm in the Multimedia Art Museum, located at 1 Ostozhenka Street in Moscow.
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The exhibition "Russia at the Olympics" recounts the history of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games from the 20th and 21st centuries. The "Russia at the Olympics" exhibit will open on February 5 at 7 pm in the Multimedia Art Museum, located at 1 Ostozhenka Street in Moscow.
Soviet athletes Fyodor Terentyev, Pavel Kolchin, Nikolai Anikin and Vladmir Kuzin won a gold medal in the 4X10 km relay at the VII Winter Olympic Games in Cortina d'Ampezzo. 1956.

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Soviet athletes Fyodor Terentyev, Pavel Kolchin, Nikolai Anikin and Vladmir Kuzin won a gold medal in the 4X10 km relay at the VII Winter Olympic Games in Cortina d'Ampezzo. 1956.
The 9th Winter Olympic Games. The Soviets won 3:2 the meet of the U.S.S.R.-Canada national teams. The moment of the match when another goal was scored in the Soviet team's favor. Innsbruck, Austria. 1964.

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The 9th Winter Olympic Games. The Soviets won 3:2 the meet of the U.S.S.R.-Canada national teams. The moment of the match when another goal was scored in the Soviet team's favor. Innsbruck, Austria. 1964.
Viktor Chukarin becomes the Soviet Union's first absolute champion. Besides winning the gold in individual and team championships on the pommel horse and pole vault, Chukarin wins the silver on the bars and rings. 15th Summer Olympics. Helsinki. 1952.

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Viktor Chukarin becomes the Soviet Union's first absolute champion. Besides winning the gold in individual and team championships on the pommel horse and pole vault, Chukarin wins the silver on the bars and rings. 15th Summer Olympics. Helsinki. 1952.
Polina Astakhova (right), wins gold in parallel bars exercise. (Left): Yelena Volchetskaya (8th place in combined events). The 18th Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. 1964.

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Polina Astakhova (right), wins gold in parallel bars exercise. (Left): Yelena Volchetskaya (8th place in combined events). The 18th Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. 1964.
17th Olympic Games in Rome, Italy. 1960. Champion gymnast Boris Shakhlin executing exercises on the bars.

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17th Olympic Games in Rome, Italy. 1960. Champion gymnast Boris Shakhlin executing exercises on the bars.
Coach of the Soviet skaters Tatiana Tarasova (center) at the Lake Placid Olympics in USA, 1980.

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Coach of the Soviet skaters Tatiana Tarasova (center) at the Lake Placid Olympics in USA, 1980.
The Olympic champion, Soviet gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya (left) and Nina Ponomareva-Romashkova, who won the first gold medal in the discus. 15th Summer Olympics. Helsinki. 1952.

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The Olympic champion, Soviet gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya (left) and Nina Ponomareva-Romashkova, who won the first gold medal in the discus. 15th Summer Olympics. Helsinki. 1952.
Soviet skier Galina Kulakova, three-time Olympic champion. XI Winter Olympic Games, Sapporo, Japan. 1972.

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Soviet skier Galina Kulakova, three-time Olympic champion. XI Winter Olympic Games, Sapporo, Japan. 1972.
Russian figure skater Irina Slutskaya at the 19th Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, 2002,  where she won a silver medal in ladies' singles.

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Russian figure skater Irina Slutskaya at the 19th Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, 2002, where she won a silver medal in ladies' singles.
Russia's Yelena Isinbaeva won the gold in pole vault at the 28th summer Olympic Games. Athens, Greece. 2014

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Russia's Yelena Isinbaeva won the gold in pole vault at the 28th summer Olympic Games. Athens, Greece. 2014
Closing ceremony for XXII Summer Olympic Games. Lenin Central Stadium (Luzhniki), Moscow. 1980.

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Closing ceremony for XXII Summer Olympic Games. Lenin Central Stadium (Luzhniki), Moscow. 1980.
February 5, 2014
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