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Unified Team at the 1992 Winter Olympics

The Unified Team at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville was a joint team consisting of six of the fifteen former Soviet republics: Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Armenia. The Unified Team's only other appearance was at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. It competed under the IOC country code EUN (from the French Equipe Unifiée).

Unified Team at the
1992 Winter Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
The Unified Team used the Olympic flag
IOC code EUN
in Albertville
Competitors 129 (86 men, 43 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Valeriy Medvedtsev (biathlon)
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
9 6 8 23
Other related appearances
 Soviet Union (1988)
 Belarus (1994–)
 Kazakhstan (1994–)
 Russia (1994–)
 Armenia (1996–)
 Azerbaijan (1996–)
 Kyrgyzstan (1996–)
 Moldova (1996–)
 Ukraine (1996–)
 Turkmenistan (2000–)
 Tajikistan (2004–)
 Uzbekistan (2004–)

Contents

MembersEdit

Medals by winter sportEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Biathlon 2 2 2 6
Cross-country skiing 3 2 4 9
Figure skating 3 1 1 5
Ice hockey 1 0 0 1
Freestyle skiing 0 1 0 1
Short track speed skating 0 0 1 1
Total 9 6 8 23

MedalistsEdit

The Unified Team finished second to Germany in the overall medal tally with 9 gold medals, 6 silver medals, and 8 bronze medals for a total of 23 medals.

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Redkin, YevgeniyYevgeniy Redkin (  Russia) Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Gold Reztsova, AnfisaAnfisa Reztsova (  Russia) Biathlon Women's 7.5 km sprint
  Gold Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km pursuit (freestyle)
  Gold Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 15 km (classical)
  Gold Välbe, YelenaYelena Välbe
Smetanina, RaisaRaisa Smetanina
Lazutina, LarisaLarisa Lazutina
Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova (all from   Russia)
Cross-country skiing Women's 4 × 5 km relay
  Gold Petrenko, ViktorViktor Petrenko (  Ukraine) Figure skating Men's singles
  Gold Mishkutenok, NataliaNatalia Mishkutenok
Dmitriev, ArturArtur Dmitriev (both from   Russia)
Figure skating Pairs
  Gold Klimova, MarinaMarina Klimova
Ponomarenko, SergeiSergei Ponomarenko (both from   Russia)
Figure skating Ice dancing
  Gold Unified team men's national ice hockey team
Sergei Bautin   Yuri Khmylev   Vitali Prokhorov
Igor Boldin   Andrei Khomutov   Mikhail Shtalenkov
Nikolai Borschevskiy   Andrei Kovalenko   Andrei Trefilov
Vyacheslav Butsayev   Alexei Kovalev   Dmitri Yushkevich
Vyacheslav Bykov   Igor Kravchuk   Alexei Zhamnov
Evgeny Davydov   Vladimir Malakhov   Alexei Zhitnik (  Ukraine)
Darius Kasparaitis (  Lithuania)   Dmitri Mironov   Sergei Zubov
Nikolai Khabibulin   Sergei Petrenko

(mostly from   Russia with a couple of exceptions)

Ice hockey Men's competition
  Silver Petcherskaia, SvetlanaSvetlana Petcherskaia (  Russia) Biathlon Women's 15 km
  Silver Medvedtsev, ValeriyValeriy Medvedtsev (  Russia)
Alexandr Popov (  Belarus)
Kiriyenko, ValeriValeri Kiriyenko (  Russia)
Tchepikov, SergeiSergei Tchepikov (  Russia)
Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
  Silver Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km (classical)
  Silver Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km (freestyle)
  Silver Bechke, ElenaElena Bechke
Petrov, DenisDenis Petrov (both from   Russia)
Figure skating Pairs
  Silver Kozhevnikova, YelizavetaYelizaveta Kozhevnikova (  Russia) Freestyle skiing Women's moguls
  Bronze Yelena Belova (  Russia) Biathlon Women's 7.5 km sprint
  Bronze Yelena Belova
Reztsova, AnfisaAnfisa Reztsova
Melnikova, YelenaYelena Melnikova (all from   Russia)
Biathlon Women's 3 × 7.5 km relay
  Bronze Välbe, YelenaYelena Välbe (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km (classical)
  Bronze Välbe, YelenaYelena Välbe (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km pursuit (freestyle)
  Bronze Välbe, YelenaYelena Välbe (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 15 km (classical)
  Bronze Välbe, YelenaYelena Välbe (  Russia) Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km (freestyle)
  Bronze Usova, MayaMaya Usova
Zhulin, AlexanderAlexander Zhulin (both from   Russia)
Figure skating Ice dancing
  Bronze Allagulova, YuliyaYuliya Allagulova
Isakova, NatalyaNatalya Isakova
Troytskaya, ViktoriyaViktoriya Troytskaya
Vlasova, YuliyaYuliya Vlasova (all from   Russia)
Short track speed skating Women's 3000 m relay

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Konstantin Chistyakov Downhill 1:53.93 24
Aleksey Maslov 1:53.68 22
Vitaly Andreyev 1:53.52 21
Vitaly Andreyev Super-G DNF
Aleksey Maslov 1:19.71 49
Konstantin Chistyakov 1:16.14 22

Men's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
Aleksey Maslov 1:48.53 DNF DNF
Konstantin Chistyakov 1:47.95 DNF DNF
Vitaly Andreyev 1:46.01 55.80 58.44 85.07 20
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Svetlana Novikova Downhill 1:59.18 27
Tatyana Lebedeva 1:55.15 19
Svetlana Gladysheva 1:53.85 8
Tatyana Lebedeva Super-G 1:26.92 28
Svetlana Gladysheva 1:26.51 25
Varvara Zelenskaya 1:26.39 24

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
Varvara Zelenskaya DNF DNF
Svetlana Novikova 1:30.03 38.89 38.94 122.48 19
Tatyana Lebedeva 1:27.79 40.05 39.82 111.34 18
Svetlana Gladysheva 1:26.88 38.15 37.01 61.25 12

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Valeriy Medvedtsev 2 27:39.5 25
Aleksandr Popov 1 27:31.3 18
Valeri Kiriyenko 3 26:31.8 5
Sergei Tchepikov 0 26:27.5 4
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Valeri Kiriyenko 55:12.6 4 59:12.6 11
Sergei Tchepikov 55:47.6 3 58:47.6 10
Aleksandr Popov 56:02.9 2 58:02.9 4
Eugeni Redkine 57:34.4 0 57:34.4  
Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Valeriy Medvedtsev
Aleksandr Popov
Valery Kiriyenko
Sergei Tchepikov
0 1'25:06.3  
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Yelena Golovina 1 26:50.3 20
Svetlana Petcherskaia 0 26:09.7 13
Yelena Belova 2 24:50.8  
Anfisa Reztsova 3 24:29.2  
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Anfisa Reztsova 47:52.6 9 56:52.6 26
Yelena Golovina 54:17.9 2 56:17.9 22
Svetlana Paramygina 52:15.2 4 56:15.2 21
Svetlana Petcherskaia 50:58.5 1 51:58.5  
Women's 3 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Yelena Belova
Anfisa Reztsova
Yelena Melnikova
2 1'16:54.6  
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
EUN-1 Vladimir Yefimov
Aleksey Golovin
Two-man 1:01.17 17 1:01.85 21 1:02.03 19 1:02.25 23 4:07.30 20
EUN-2 Oleg Sukhoruchenko
Andrey Gorokhov
Two-man 1:01.77 27 1:02.06 23 1:02.19 23 1:02.31 24 4:08.33 26
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
EUN-1 Oleg Sukhoruchenko
Oleksandr Bortiuk
Vladimir Lyubovitsky
Andrey Gorokhov
Four-man 59.05 19 1:00.05 22 58.94 12 59.39 19 3:57.43 19
EUN-2 Vladimir Yefimov
Oleg Petrov
Sergey Kruglov
Aleksandr Pashkov
Four-man 59.80 23 1:00.19 23 1:00.34 23 1:00.26 23 4:00.59 22

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
German Karachevsky 32:12.6 62
Andrey Kirillov 30:27.4 30
Vladimir Smirnov 29:13.1 13
Mikhail Botvinov 28:55.8 11
15 km
pursuit1
F
German Karachevsky 44:09.5 43
Andrey Kirillov 41:14.9 17
Mikhail Botvinov 41:07.1 15
Vladimir Smirnov 39:59.8 8
30 km
C
Aleksey Prokurorov 1'27:20.5 21
Aleksandr Golubyov 1'25:56.1 14
Mikhail Botvinov 1'25:36.9 12
Vladimir Smirnov 1'25:27.6 9
50 km
F
Vladimir Smirnov 2'15:48.5 35
Mikhail Botvinov 2'14:20.8 28
Aleksandr Golubyov 2'11:20.1 17
Aleksey Prokurorov 2'07:06.1 4
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Andrey Kirillov
Vladimir Smirnov
Mikhail Botvinov
Aleksey Prokurorov
1'43:03.6 5
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Larisa Lazutina 14:41.7 7
Olga Danilova 14:37.2 6
Yelena Välbe 14:22.7  
Lyubov Yegorova 14:14.7  
10 km
pursuit2
F
Olga Danilova 28:10.2 11
Larisa Lazutina 27:34.8 8
Yelena Välbe 26:37.7  
Lyubov Yegorova 25:53.7  
15 km
C
Nataliya Martynova 45:16.1 12
Raisa Smetanina 44:01.5 4
Yelena Välbe 43:42.3  
Lyubov Yegorova 42:20.8  
30 km
F
Olga Danilova 1'30:30.7 20
Larisa Lazutina 1'26:31.8 5
Yelena Välbe 1'24:13.9  
Lyubov Yegorova 1'22:52.0  
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Yelena Välbe
Raisa Smetanina
Larisa Lazutina
Lyubov Yegorova
59:34.8  

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Vyacheslav Zagorodniuk 10 8 13.0 8
Alexei Urmanov 5 5 7.5 5
Viktor Petrenko 1 1 1.5  
Women
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Tatiana Rachkova 13 14 20.5 16
Julia Vorobieva 14 13 20.0 14
Pairs
Athletes SP FS TFP Rank
Yevgenya Shishkova
Vadim Naumov
5 5 7.5 5
Elena Bechke
Denis Petrov
2 2 3.0  
Natalia Mishkutenok
Artur Dmitriev
1 1 1.5  
Ice Dancing
Athletes CD1 CD2 OD FD TFP Rank
Pasha Grishuk
Evgeni Platov
4 4 4 4 8.0 4
Maya Usova
Alexander Zhulin
2 2 3 3 5.6  
Marina Klimova
Sergei Ponomarenko
1 1 1 1 2.0  

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Mikhail Lyzhin Moguls 40.89 16.04 36 Did not advance
Aleksey Bannikov 35.79 17.12 33 Did not advance
Andrey Ivanov 36.52 21.24 21 Did not advance
Sergey Shupletsov 33.30 22.65 13 Q 34.49 21.60 12
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Larisa Udodova Moguls 47.58 11.17 23 Did not advance
Olga Lychkina 42.42 18.04 12 Did not advance
Yelena Korolyova 43.52 20.01 10 Did not advance
Yelizaveta Kozhevnikova 39.10 22.22 5 Q 39.47 23.50  

Ice hockeyEdit

Group BEdit

Twelve participating teams were placed in two groups. After playing a round-robin, the top four teams in each group advanced to the Medal Round while the last two teams competed in the Consolation Round for the 9th to 12th places.

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team sent to compete in the Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA DIF PTS
  Canada 5 4 1 0 28 9 19 8
  Unified Team 5 4 1 0 32 10 22 8
  Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 0 25 15 10 8
  France 5 2 3 0 14 22 -8 4
   Switzerland 5 1 4 0 13 25 -12 2
  Norway 5 0 5 0 7 38 -31 0
  Unified Team 8:1    Switzerland
  Unified Team 8:1   Norway
  Czechoslovakia 4:3   Unified Team
  France 0:8   Unified Team
  Unified Team 5:4   Canada

Final roundEdit

Quarter-finals

  Unified Team 6:1   Finland

Semi-finals

  Unified Team 5:2   United States

Final

  Unified Team   3:1   Canada

Leading scorersEdit

Rk Team GP G A Pts
2nd   Andrei Khomutov 8 7 7 14
4th   Vyacheslav Bykov 8 4 7 11
8th   Yuri Khmylev 8 4 6 10
10th   Nikolai Borschevskiy 8 7 2 9
Gold:
  Unified Team

Sergei Bautin
Igor Boldin
Nikolai Borschevsky
Vyacheslav Butsayev
Vyacheslav Bykov
Evgeni Davydov
Alexei Zhitnik
Darius Kasparaitis
Nikolai Khabibulin
Yuri Kmylev
Andrei Khomutov
Andrei Kovalenko
Alexei Kovalev
Igor Kravchuk
Vladimir Malakhov
Dmitri Mironov
Sergei Petrenko
Vitali Prokhorov
Mikhail Shtalenkov
Andrei Trefilov
Dmitri Yushkevich
Alexei Zhamnov
Sergei Zubov

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Eduard Burmistrov 46.138 16 46.032 16 46.612 16 46.728 18 3:05.510 16
Oleg Yermolin 46.046 15 46.176 18 46.569 14 46.504 15 3:05.295 15
Sergey Danilin 45.708 11 45.622 9 46.281 10 46.162 10 3:03.773 9

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Albert Demchenko
Aleksey Zelensky
46.552 7 46.747 9 1:33.299 8
Igor Lobanov
Gennady Belyakov
46.849 10 47.098 13 1:33.947 10
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nadezhda Danilina 47.324 14 47.215 10 47.264 11 47.025 9 3:08.828 12
Irina Gubkina 47.175 10 47.273 12 47.264 11 47.034 10 3:08.746 10
Nataliya Yakushenko 47.097 9 47.215 10 47.178 8 46.893 6 3:08.383 8

Nordic combinedEdit

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Vasily Savin Individual 179.4 40 +5:27.4 49:24.8 22
Valery Stolyarov 192.0 32 +4:03.4 51:50.2 32
Sergey Shvagirev 205.0 16 +2:36.7 53:03.6 36
Andrey Dundukov 210.4 11 +2:00.7 47:44.2 11

Men's Team

Three participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps per team member were counted.)
  • 10 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Andrey Dundukov
Sergey Shvagirev
Valery Stolyarov
545.3 9 +8:19.0 1'37:57.2 11

Short track speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Dmitry Yershov 1000 m 1:37.71 2 Q 1:34.02 3 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Nataliya Isakova 500 m 48.49 3 Did not advance
Marina Pylayeva 47.48 2 Q 47.95 1 Q 1:07.56 4 QB 48.42 5
Yuliya Vlasova 48.29 2 Q 48.63 2 Q 1:08.90 4 QB 48.70 7
Yuliya Allagulova
Nataliya Isakova
Viktoriya Troitskaya-Taranina
Yuliya Vlasova
3000 m relay 4:38.37 2 Q 4:42.69  

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Yury Dudarev Normal hill 76.5 84.9 73.5 77.6 162.5 54
Dionis Vodnyev 79.5 88.7 84.0 102.4 191.1 25
Andrey Verveykin 80.0 91.5 80.5 95.3 186.8 32
Mikhail Yesin 85.5 105.8 81.5 98.9 204.7 11
Yury Dudarev Large hill 92.0 64.8 86.5 56.1 120.9 47
Andrey Verveykin 99.0 79.1 95.5 72.7 151.8 29
Dionis Vodnyev 101.5 83.6 95.5 72.7 156.3 24
Mikhail Yesin 108.0 96.2 99.5 80.3 176.5 10
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Mikhail Yesin
Dionis Vodnyev
Andrey Verveykin
Yury Dudarev
503.4 11
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each. The best three were counted.

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Sergey Klevchenya 38.26 21
Vadim Shakshakbayev 37.86 14
Igor Zhelezovsky 37.57 8
Aleksandr Golubev 37.51 7
1000 m Andrey Bakhvalov 1:17.21 25
Aleksandr Klimov 1:16.05 13
Nikolay Gulyayev 1:15.46 8
Igor Zhelezovsky 1:15.05 6
1500 m Aleksandr Klimov 2:00.94 31
Konstantin Kalistratov 1:59.02 22
Yuriy Shulha 1:57.80 16
Igor Zhelezovsky 1:57.24 10
5000 m Bronislav Snetkov 7:28.93 29
Vadim Sayutin 7:13.20 11
Yevgeny Sanarov 7:11.38 8
10000 m Vadim Sayutin 14:49.31 19
Bronislav Snetkov 14:46.87 17
Yevgeny Sanarov 14:38.99 10
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Lyudmila Prokasheva 43.19 31
Yelena Tyushnyakova 42.65 29
Oksana Ravilova 41.73 16
Nataliya Polozkova 41.61 15
1000 m Yelena Lapuga 1:25.21 28
Nataliya Polozkova 1:24.30 20
Oksana Ravilova 1:24.14 15
Yelena Tyushnyakova 1:22.97 7
1500 m Yelena Lapuga 2:11.72 25
Lyudmila Prokasheva 2:08.71 10
Svetlana Bazhanova 2:07.81 6
Nataliya Polozkova 2:07.12 4
3000 m Lyudmila Prokasheva 4:30.76 10
Svetlana Bazhanova 4:28.19 7
Svetlana Boyko 4:28.00 5
5000 m Svetlana Bazhanova 7:45.55 7
Svetlana Boyko 7:44.19 6
Lyudmila Prokasheva 7:41.65 5

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit