Russia at the 1998 Winter Olympics

Russia competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Russia at the
1998 Winter Olympics
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IOC codeRUS
NOCRussian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.roc.ru (in Russian)
in Nagano
Competitors122 (79 men, 43 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Alexey Prokurorov
Medals
Ranked 3rd
Gold
9
Silver
6
Bronze
3
Total
18
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Soviet Union (1956–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)
 Olympic Athletes from Russia (2018)
 ROC (2022)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Galina Koukleva Biathlon Women's 7.5 km sprint
  Gold Yuliya Chepalova Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km freestyle
  Gold Olga Danilova Cross-country skiing Women's 15 km classical
  Gold Larisa Lazutina Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km classical
  Gold Larisa Lazutina Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km freestyle pursuit
  Gold Olga Danilova, Nina Gavrilyuk
Larisa Lazutina, Yelena Välbe
Cross-country skiing Women's 4 x 5 km relay
  Gold Ilia Kulik Figure skating Men's
  Gold Oksana Kazakova, Artur Dmitriev Figure skating Pairs
  Gold Oksana Grishuk, Evgeny Platov Figure skating Ice dance
  Silver Albina Akhatova, Galina Koukleva
Olga Melnik, Olga Romasko
Biathlon Women's 4 x 7.5 km relay
  Silver Olga Danilova Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km freestyle pursuit
  Silver Larisa Lazutina Cross-country skiing Women's 15 km classical
  Silver Elena Berezhnaya, Anton Sikharulidze Figure skating Pairs
  Silver Anjelika Krylova, Oleg Ovsyannikov Figure skating Ice dance
  Silver Pavel Bure, Valeri Bure
Sergei Gonchar, Alexei Gusarov
Valeri Kamensky, Darius Kasparaitis
Igor Kravchuk, Sergei Krivokrasov
Boris Mironov, Dmitri Mironov
Aleksey Morozov, Sergei Nemchinov
Oleg Shevtsov, Mikhail Shtalenkov
German Titov, Andrei Trefilov
Alexei Yashin, Dmitri Yushkevich
Valeri Zelepukin, Alexei Zhamnov
Alexei Zhitnik
Ice hockey Men's team
  Bronze Vladimir Drachev, Viktor Maigourov
Pavel Muslimov, Sergei Tarasov
Biathlon Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
  Bronze Larisa Lazutina Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km freestyle
  Bronze Valeri Stolyarov Nordic combined Men's individual 15 km

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Vasily Bezsmelnitsyn Downhill 1:54.27 24
Super-G 1:39.39 29
Giant slalom Did not finish
Andrey Filichkin Downhill 1:52.65 18
Super-G 1:37.29 21
Giant slalom Did not finish
Women
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Olesya Aliyeva Super-G 1:22.00 37
Svetlana Gladisheva Downhill 1:29.50 5
Super-G 1:18.82 13
Anna Larionova Downhill 1:34.36 32
Super-G 1:20.61 33
Yekaterina Nesterenko Downhill 1:32.54 29
Varvara Zelenskaya Downhill 1:30.38 13
Super-G 1:18.72 12

BiathlonEdit

Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Vladimir Drachev 10 km sprint 28:46.4 1 12
20 km individual 1:01:13.9 6 35
Aleksei Kobelev 10 km sprint 31:02.8 4 56
Viktor Maigourov 10 km sprint 28:36.0 0 4
Pavel Muslimov 20 km individual 59:26.5 3 17
Sergei Tarasov 10 km sprint 29:23.2 3 22
20 km individual 59:24.3 4 15
Pavel Vavilov 20 km individual 1:03:59.4 7 53
Pavel Muslimov
Vladimir Drachev
Sergei Tarasov
Viktor Maigourov
4 x 7.5 km relay 1:22:19.3 0+7  
Women
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Albina Akhatova 7.5 km sprint 24:06.4 2 13
15 km individual 56:21.7 1 7
Galina Koukleva 7.5 km sprint 23:08.0 1  
15 km individual 1:00:29.2 6 31
Olga Melnik 15 km individual 57:10.8 2 13
Olga Romasko 7.5 km sprint 25:03.6 3 27
15 km individual 1:00:58.8 3 33
Anna Volkova 7.5 km sprint 25:42.7 4 44
Olga Melnik
Galina Koukleva
Albina Akhatova
Olga Romasko
4 x 7.5 km relay 1:40:25.2 0+9  

BobsleighEdit

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Pavel Shcheglovsky
Konstantin Dyomin
Two-man 55.41 55.09 54.84 54.97 3:40.31 16
Yevgeni Popov
Oleg Petrov
Two-man 55.53 55.37 55.25 55.31 3:41.46 21
Pavel Shcheglovsky
Alexei Seliverstov
Vladislav Posedkin
Konstantin Dyomin
Four-man 53.72 53.95 54.71 2:42.38 19

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Aleksandr Kravchenko 30 km classical 1:41:22.3 31
Sergey Kriyanin 10 km classical 30:03.2 42
15 km freestyle pursuit 1:10:33.4 25
Vladimir Legotin 10 km classical 31:10.3 62
15 km freestyle pursuit 1:12:19.5 39
30 km classical 1:38:23.7 9
Grigori Menkhenin 50 km freestyle Did not finish
Andrei Nutrikhin 50 km freestyle 2:12:21.9 15
Maksim Pichugin 30 km classical 1:42:41.7 39
50 km freestyle 2:18:19.1 37
Alexey Prokurorov 10 km classical 29:27.3 31
15 km freestyle pursuit 1:09:48.1 18
50 km freestyle 2:06:41.5 4
Sergei Tchepikov 10 km classical 28:55.9 22
15 km freestyle pursuit 1:08:24.3 9
30 km classical 1:41:59.9 32
Vladimir Legotin
Alexey Prokurorov
Sergey Kriyanin
Sergei Tchepikov
4 x 10 km relay 1:42:39.5 5
Women
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Yuliya Chepalova 5 km classical 18:20.0 13
10 km freestyle pursuit 46:28.4 6
30 km freestyle 1:22:01.5  
Olga Danilova 5 km classical 17:51.3 5
10 km freestyle pursuit 46:13.4  
15 km classical 46:55.4  
30 km freestyle 1:28:08.1 13
Nina Gavrilyuk 5 km classical 17:50.3 4
10 km freestyle pursuit 46:49.3 7
Larisa Lazutina 5 km classical 17:37.9  
10 km freestyle pursuit 46:06.9  
15 km classical 47:01.0  
30 km freestyle 1:23:15.7  
Svetlana Nageykina 15 km classical 49:22.5 16
Yelena Välbe 15 km classical 49:25.9 17
30 km freestyle 1:24:52.8 5
Nina Gavrilyuk
Olga Danilova
Yelena Välbe
Larisa Lazutina
4 x 5 km relay 55:13.5  

Figure skatingEdit

Athlete Event CD1 CD2 SP/OD FS/FD Points Rank
Ilia Kulik Men's 1 1 1.5  
Alexei Yagudin Men's 4 5 7.0 5
Maria Butyrskaya Ladies' 3 4 5.5 4
Irina Slutskaya Ladies' 5 5 7.5 5
Elena Sokolova Ladies' 10 7 12.0 7
Elena Berezhnaya
Anton Sikharulidze
Pairs 3 2 3.5  
Marina Eltsova
Andrei Bushkov
Pairs 5 7 9.5 7
Oksana Kazakova
Artur Dmitriev
Pairs 1 1 1.5  
Oksana Grishuk
Evgeny Platov
Ice dance 1 1 1 1 2.0  
Anjelika Krylova
Oleg Ovsyannikov
Ice dance 2 2 2 2 4.0  
Irina Lobacheva
Ilia Averbukh
Ice dance 4 5 5 5 9.8 5

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Vitali Glushchenko Moguls Did not finish Did not advance
Andrei Ivanov Moguls 18.73 27 Did not advance
Aleksandr Mikhaylov Aerials 246.21 3 Q 229.98 6
Yevgeni Sennikov Moguls 22.76 24 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Lyudmila Dymchenko Moguls 22.53 7 Q 21.02 15
Yelena Korolyova Moguls 20.97 17 Did not advance
Nataliya Orekhova Aerials 118.61 22 Did not advance
Nadezhda Radovitskaya Moguls 13.41 25 Did not advance
Yelena Vorona Moguls 20.54 18 Did not advance

Ice hockeyEdit

Men
Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Oleg Shevtsov   Severstal Cherepovets
GK 34 Andrei Trefilov   Chicago Blackhawks
GK 35 Mikhail Shtalenkov   Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
D 2 Boris Mironov   Edmonton Oilers
D 3 Dmitri Yushkevich   Toronto Maple Leafs
D 5 Alexei Gusarov   Colorado Avalanche
D 11 Darius Kasparaitis   Pittsburgh Penguins
D 15 Dmitri Mironov   Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
D 29 Igor Kravchuk   Ottawa Senators
D 44 Alexei Zhitnik   Buffalo Sabres
D 55 Sergei Gonchar   Washington Capitals
F 8 Sergei Nemchinov   New York Islanders
F 9 Sergei Krivokrasov   Chicago Blackhawks
F 10 Pavel Bure   Vancouver Canucks
F 13 Valeri Kamensky   Colorado Avalanche
F 14 German Titov   Calgary Flames
F 19 Alexei Yashin   Ottawa Senators
F 20 Valeri Bure   Calgary Flames
F 24 Aleksey Morozov   Pittsburgh Penguins
F 25 Valeri Zelepukin   Edmonton Oilers
F 33 Alexei Zhamnov   Chicago Blackhawks
F 51 Andrei Kovalenko   Edmonton Oilers
F 91 Sergei Fedorov   Detroit Red Wings
Preliminary round
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
  Russia 3 3 0 0 15 6 6
  Czech Republic 3 2 1 0 12 4 4
  Finland 3 1 2 0 11 15 2
  Kazakhstan 3 0 3 0 6 25 0
13 February 1998  Russia9–2
(2–1, 5–0, 2–1)
  KazakhstanAqua Wing Arena
Attendance: 3752
14 February 1998  Russia4–3
(1–2, 2–1, 1–0)
  FinlandBig Hat
Attendance: 9894
16 February 1998  Russia2–1
(0–0, 0–1, 2–0)
  Czech RepublicBig Hat
Attendance: 9847
Play-off
Quarterfinal
18 February 1998  Russia4–1
(1–0, 1–0, 2–1)
  BelarusAqua Wing Arena
Attendance: 4628
Semifinal
20 February 1998  Finland4–7
(0–2, 3–2, 1–3)
  RussiaBig Hat
Attendance: 9640
Final
21 February 1998  Czech Republic1–0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–1)
  RussiaBig Hat
Attendance: 10 010
  Silver

LugeEdit

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Albert Demtschenko Men's singles 50.224 50.011 DQ Did not finish
Alexandr Zubkov Men's singles 50.488 50.944 50.650 50.619 3:22.701 20
Irina Gubkina Women's singles 52.295 52.199 52.107 51.514 3:28.115 18
Margarita Klimenko Women's singles 52.391 52.123 51.789 51.448 3:27.751 17
Danil Chaban
Viktor Kneib
Doubles 51.370 51.023 1:42.393 9
Albert Demtschenko
Semen Kolobayev
Doubles 51.515 51.041 1:42.556 10

Nordic combinedEdit

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country
Points Rank Deficit Time Rank
Alexey Fadeyev Individual 15 km 195.5 33 4:33 48:19.7
+6:58.6
37
Dmitry Sinitsyn Individual 15 km 213.5 14 2:45 43:48.0
+2:26.9
10
Valeri Stolyarov Individual 15 km 235.0 2 0:36 41:49.3
+28.2
 
Denis Tishagin Individual 15 km 198.5 31 4:15 Did not finish
Alexey Fadeyev
Vladimir Lysenin
Dmitry Sinitsyn
Valeri Stolyarov
Team 826.0 8 2:13 58:34.2
+4:22.7
9

Short track speed skatingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Marina Pylayeva 500 m 46.359 2 Q 46.220 3 Did not advance 12
1000 m 1:39.340 4 Did not advance 26
Yelena Tikhanina 500 m 46.980 2 Q 46.206 3 Did not advance 11
1000 m 1:39.242 4 Did not advance 25

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event First round Final
Points Rank Points Total Rank
Arthur Khamidulin Normal hill 90.5 26 96.0 186.5 25
Large hill 109.6 15 107.6 217.2 23
Valery Kobelev Normal hill 68.0 54 Did not advance 54
Large hill 92.9 35 Did not advance 35
Nikolai Petrushin Normal hill 79.5 42 Did not advance 42
Large hill 66.1 54 Did not advance 54
Aleksandr Volkov Normal hill 90.5 26 93.5 184.0 27
Large hill 98.3 27 81.2 179.5 27
Nikolai Petrushin
Arthur Khamidulin
Aleksandr Volkov
Valery Kobelev
Team 264.9 9 374.8 639.7 9

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Andrey Anufriyenko 1000 m 1:12.61 23
1500 m 1:50.99 10
Aleksandr Golubev 500 m 36.67 21 36.54 21 73.21 20
Aleksandr Kibalko 500 m 37.32 38 36.86 28 74.18 33
1000 m 1:12.94 28
1500 m 1:52.27 22
Sergey Klevchenya 500 m 36.56 15 36.30 10 72.86 14
1000 m 1:13.51 33
Yuri Kokhanets 5000 m 6:47.21 22
Andrei Krivosheyev 5000 m 6:46.57 20
Sergey Savelyev 500 m Disqualified
Vadim Sayutin 1500 m 1:51.31 11
5000 m 6:39.92 15
10000 m 13:54.57 13
Dmitri Shepel 1000 m 1:13.31 32
1500 m 1:51.64 14
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Varvara Barysheva 1500 m 2:03.34 20
Svetlana Bazhanova 1500 m 2:01.54 9
3000 m 4:16.45 10
Tatyana Danshina 500 m 40.53 29 40.59 29 81.12 28
1000 m 1:19.95 19
Nataliya Polozkova 1000 m 1:19.78 17
1500 m 2:01.56 10
Oksana Ravilova 500 m 39.99 21 40.04 21 80.03 21
Anna Savelyeva 1000 m 1:21.83 27
Tatyana Trapeznikova 1500 m 2:03.25 19
3000 m 4:17.76 13
Svetlana Vysokova 3000 m 4:17.70 12
5000 m 7:22.18 12
Svetlana Zhurova 500 m 39.11 7 39.38 11 78.49 9
1000 m 1:19.04 12

ReferencesEdit