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Soviet Union Winter Sports

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Games: 9 winter games in 7 countries
Events: 45 distinct events in 10 sports

Participants: 473 (362 men and 111 women)
Youngest Participant: Yelena Vodorezova (12 years, 266 days), 1976 Winter Games
Oldest Participant: Rolands Upatnieks (43 years, 59 days), 1976 Winter Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Raisa Smetanina (9 medals)

10 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Alpine Skiing 1956 1988 31 18 13 1 1 Yevgeniya Kabina-Sidorova (1 medal)
2 Biathlon 1960 1988 22 22 0 9 5 5 19 Aleksandr Tikhonov (5 medals)
3 Bobsleigh 1984 1988 14 14 0 1 2 3 Jānis Ķipurs and Vladimir Kozlov (2 medals)
4 Cross Country Skiing 1956 1988 65 37 28 25 22 21 68 Raisa Smetanina (9 medals)
5 Figure Skating 1960 1988 61 33 28 10 9 5 24 Irina Rodnina (3 medals)
6 Ice Hockey 1956 1988 106 106 0 7 1 1 9 Vladislav Tretyak (4 medals)
7 Luge 1972 1988 29 19 10 1 2 3 6 7 athletes with 1 medal
8 Nordic Combined 1956 1988 26 26 0 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
9 Ski Jumping 1956 1988 24 24 0 1 1 Vladimir Belousov (1 medal)
10 Speed Skating 1956 1988 97 65 32 24 17 19 60 Lidiya Skoblikova (6 medals)