Russia at the 2006 Winter Olympics


Russia at the 2006 Winter Olympics

Infobox Olympics Russia
games=2006 Winter
competitors=190
flagbearer=Dmitry Dorofeev
sports=15
gold=8
silver=6
bronze=8
total=22
rank=4

Russia participated at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. It sent a total of 190 athletes to participate in all 15 of the Winter Olympic sports. Russia was a key part of the Soviet Union when it won the highest number of gold medals for the 1956, 1960, 1964, 1972, 1976, 1980, and 1988 Winter Olympics. In the 1994 Winter Olympics, Russia topped the medal tables by itself.

Dmitry Dorofeev, a speed skater, served as flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies.

Medalists

Gold

* Biathlon
** Women's 15 km individual: Svetlana Ishmuratova in a time of 49:24.1
** Women's relay (4 x 6 km): Albina Akhatova, Anna Bogaliy, Svetlana Ishmuratova and Olga Zaitseva, 1:16:12.5.

* Cross-country skiing
** Men's 30 km (15 km + 15 km) pursuit: Yevgeny Dementyev in a time of 1:17:00.8
** Women's 4x5 km relay: Natalia Baranova-Masolkina, Larisa Kurkina, Julija Tchepalova and Evgenia Medvedeva-Arbuzova

* Figure skating
** Men's individual: Evgeni Plushenko
** Pairs: Tatiana Totmianina and Maxim Marinin with a total score of 204.48
** Ice dance: Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov

* Speed skating
** Women's 500 m: Svetlana Zhurova in a time of 1:16.57.

Silver

* Biathlon
** Men's 4x7.5 km relay: Ivan Tcherezov, Sergey Chepikov, Pavel Rostovtsev and Nikolay N. Kruglov
** "Olga Pyleva won the silver in the women's 15 km race, but was later disqualified for failing a drug test."

* Bobsleigh
** Four-man competition: Alexandre Zoubkov, Philippe Egorov, Alexei Seliverstov and Alexey Voevoda

* Cross-country skiing
** Women's individual 30 km mass start: Julija Tchepalova in a time of 1h 22:26.8
** Men's 50 km free mass start: Eugeni Dementiev

* Luge
** Men's singles: Albert Demtschenko in a time of 3:26.198

* Speed skating
** Men's 500 m: Dmitry Dorofeev in a time of 35.24 (1st heat) and 35.17 (2nd heat)

Bronze

* Cross-country skiing
** Women's 15 km (7.5 km + 7.5 km) pursuit: Yevgeniya Medvedeva-Arbuzova in a time of 43:03.2
** Men's team sprint, classical style: Ivan Alypov and Vassili Rotchev in a time of 17:05.2
** Women's sprint: Alena Sidko

* Biathlon
** Women's 15 km individual: Albina Akhatova in a time of 50:55.0
** Women's pursuit (10 km): Albina Akhatova in a time of 38:01.0

* Figure skating
** Women's individual: Irina Slutskaya

* Freestyle skiing
** Men's aerials: Vladimir Lebedev

* Speed skating
** Women's team pursuit: Yekaterina Abramova, Varvara Barysheva, Yekaterina Lobysheva, Galina Likhachova, Svetlana Vysokova won by overtaking skaters from Japan

Events

Alpine skiing

;Men's combined:

;Men's slalom:

;Women's giant slalom:

;Men's 12.5 km pursuit:

;Men's 4x6 km relay:

;Women's 12.5 km mass start:

Bobsleigh

The exact composition of the teams is not known.

* Alexei Andrynin (four-man, two-man)
* Philippe Egorov (four-man)
* Sergei Golubev (four-man)
* Piotr Makartchuk (four-man)
* Evgeny Popov (four-man, two-man)
* Alexei Seliverstov (four-man)
* Alexey Voevoda (four-man, two-man)
* Alexandre Zoubkov (four-man, two-man)

Victoria Tokovaia is listed for the women's events, but has no team-mate.

Cross-country skiing

Men's events

"Note: A total of four athletes are permitted in each event"

* Ivan Alypov
* Ivan Arteev
** Men's 30 km (15 km + 15 km) pursuit in a time 1:22:36.2 (+5:35.4) (52nd)
* Ivan Babikov
** Men's 30 km (15 km + 15 km) pursuit in a time 1:17:17.2 (+16.4) (13th)
* Eugeni Dementiev
** Men's 30 km (15 km + 15 km) pursuit in a time of 1:17:00.8 (1st)
* Pavel Korostelev
* Alexander Legkov
** Men's 30 km (15 km + 15 km) pursuit in a time 1:20:28.2 (+ 3:27.4) (38th)
* Nikolai Pankratov
* Vassili Rotchev

Women's events

"Note: A total of four athletes are permitted in each event"

* Natalia Baranova-Masolkina
* Elena Burukhina
* Larisa Kurkina
* Evgenia Medvedeva-Arbuzova
* Olga Savialova
* Alena Sidko
* Julija Tchepalova

Curling

Women's team:

* Ludmila Privivkova (skip)
* Nkeirouka Ezekh (third)
* Iana Nekrasova (second)
* Ekaterina Galkina (lead)
* Olga Jarkova (alternate)

Figure skating

Men's individual

* Ilia Klimkin
* Evgeni Plushenko

Women's individual

* Irina Slutskaya
* Elena Sokolova
* "Viktoria Volchkova" withdrew due to inflammation in her right arm.

Pairs

* Maria Petrova and Alexei Tikhonov: Short program - 64.27
* Julia Obertas and Sergei Slavnov: Short program - 60.25
* Tatiana Totmianina and Maxim Marinin: Short program - 68.64

Ice dancing

* Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin
* Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov

Freestyle skiing

Aerials

Men's aerials
* Dmitry Arkhipov
* Evgeniy Brailovskiy
* Vladimir Lebedev

Women's aerials
* Anna Belikh
* Olga Koroleva
* Anna Zukal

Moguls

Men's moguls
* Vitaly Glushchenko
* Ruslan Sharifullin
* Alexandr Smyshlyaev
* Artem Valinteev

Women's moguls
* Daria Serova: Qualifying Run - 23.49 points : Final run - 22.44 points (13th place)
* Marina Cherkasova: Qualifying Run - 21.82 points: Final run - 22.05 points (16th place)
* Ljudmila Dymchenko: Qualifying Run - 21.42 points (did not advance)

Ice hockey

Women's game results

Team event

ki jumping

nowboarding

Giant slalom

Men's parallel giant slalom

Women’s halfpipe

In women's halfpipe, there were two qualifying runs. The top 6 women from each qualifying run were advanced to the finals. In the first qualifying run, the top 6 scores ranged from 34.5 - 44.9 points. In the second qualifying run, the top 6 scores ranged from a 34.8 - 43.1 points. Hannah Teter from the United States won the gold medal with a final run score of 46.4 points. Chikako Fushimi of the Japan had the lowest final score of 15.6 points and took 12th place.

Men's 1500 m

Men's team pursuit

Women's 1500 m

References

* [http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/IDF/ATH/X01_RUS_1.html Athletes and teams list by NOC - Russian Federation] from torino2006.org


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