How many medals was won by Russia in Rio?
The Russian team in Rio de Janeiro took an honorable fourth place. Athletes have to give their hundred percent to bring the country into the top five. And they succeeded. How many medals was won by Russia in Rio? For the XXXI Olympic games the Russian sportsmen have received 56 medals in twenty sports. The competition ended on 21 August, and now it’s time to analyze the results.
In the box of the athletes from Russia 19 gold medals. On the first day of the Olympics, Russian judoka Beslan Mudranov has brought our country the first gold medal, after four days passed the fight another judoka, Hassan Halmurzaev.
August 8, Russian sablistka Jan agoran added in a moneybox of the national team another gold medal. Two days later, a loud victory in the fencing competition was won by Inna Deriglazova.
Our fencers was so inspired by these victories, after 4 days the national team for fencing took gold in the team tournament. They won over the French with a difference of 4 points.
On 13 and 14 August were fruitful for our team. In those days, Russia got the gold in gymnastics Aliya Mustafina surely made all the elements on the bars. And sablistok team defeated the Ukrainian team with a score of 45:30. Russian tennis player Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova defeated Switzerland. 14 Aug Roman Vlasov took the award in Greco-Roman wrestling, and the next day, honorary awards were given to the wrestler Crushes Chakvetadze and boxer Evgeny Tishchenko.
Then declared themselves synchronized swimmers Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina, who became four-time Olympic gold medalists. Three days later, the national team of synchronized swimming took first place.
20 August can be called the gold of the day for Russia. The day before closing, our team received five gold medals. They brought the rhythmic gymnastics team and wrestlers Abdulrashid Sadulayev and Soslan Ramonov. But in the hands of Alexander Lesun has turned out gold for participation in the pentathlon.
Silver and bronze
Our athletes won 18 silver and 19 bronze medals.
The most memorable performance ended with the presentation of bronze, was the participation in the sailing race 19-year-old Russian woman Stephanie Eluting.
Also viewers remembered another young participant games, Vitalina Bazarkina from Omsk. She, like Stephanie, only 19 years old. She took second place in competitions on shooting from the pneumatic weapon with 10 meters. Vitalina is an experienced athlete with a long list of awards. She is a four-time champion of the Russian Federation, as well as European champion in shooting.
Because of the scandal that erupted around the history of doping, some Russian athletes were suspended from participation in competitions. This situation affected the results of our team that could easily take first or second place.
These Olympic games were difficult for Russia. Despite this, the Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko said that the Russian Federation brilliantly went through all the tests, showing their power and tempered character. According to him, all the winners should get awards from the state.
In the past games held in the British capital, our country is also ranked fourth. However, any doping of the conflict did not exist, and the athletes have won much more medals. They were taken to Russia 81 award. At the games in Beijing in 2008, our team received 90 awards. After the Olympics in Rio it is safe to say that our brave athletes are not afraid of difficulties.