List of flag bearers for the Soviet Union at the Olympics

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Soviet Union at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Soviet Union
IOC code  URS
NOC Soviet Olympic Committee
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
Unified Team (1992)
Armenia (1994–)
Belarus (1994–)
Georgia (1994–)
Kazakhstan (1994–)
Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
Moldova (1994–)
Russia (1994–)
Ukraine (1994–)
Uzbekistan (1994–)
Azerbaijan (1996–)
Tajikistan (1996–)
Turkmenistan (1996–)

This is a list of flag bearers who have represented Soviet Union at the Olympics.[1]

Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

# Event year Season Flag bearer Sport
18 1988 Summer Karelin, AleksandrAleksandr Karelin Wrestling
17 1988 Winter Bukin, AndreyAndrey Bukin Figure skating
16 1984 Winter Tretyak, VladislavVladislav Tretyak Ice hockey
15 1980 Summer Balboshin, NikolayNikolay Balboshin Wrestling
14 1980 Winter Tikhonov, AlexanderAlexander Tikhonov Biathlon
13 1976 Summer Alekseyev, VasilyVasily Alekseyev Weightlifting
12 1976 Winter Tretyak, VladislavVladislav Tretyak Ice hockey
11 1972 Summer Medved, AleksandrAleksandr Medved Wrestling
10 1972 Winter Vedenin, VyacheslavVyacheslav Vedenin Cross-country skiing
9 1968 Summer Zhabotinsky, LeonidLeonid Zhabotinsky Weightlifting
8 1968 Winter Mamatov, ViktorViktor Mamatov Biathlon
7 1964 Summer Vlasov, YuryYury Vlasov Weightlifting
6 1964 Winter Grishin, YevgenyYevgeny Grishin Speed skating
5 1960 Summer Vlasov, YuryYury Vlasov Weightlifting
4 1960 Winter Sologubov, NikolayNikolay Sologubov Ice hockey
3 1956 Summer Medvedev, AlekseyAleksey Medvedev Weightlifting
2 1956 Winter Goncharenko, OlegOleg Goncharenko Speed skating
1 1952 Summer Kucenko, YakovYakov Kucenko Weightlifting

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Soviet Union. Olympics at Sport-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Accessed 25 October 2011.