Russia

Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Russia) won gold at the Free Wrestling World Championship in the 97 kg category

The Year’s Best – Russia triumphs in Combat sports, South Korea tops Target sports

One of the most distinctive features of GSN’s unique sport stats is the ability to aggregate the results

Best Sports

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 429 10.3
2 Artistic Gymnastics 285 6.9
3 Trampoline 254 6.1
4 Cross Country Skiing 241 5.8 -1
5 Wrestling Free 231 5.6 -1
6 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 194 4.7 -1
7 Volleyball 180 4.3 -1
8 Fencing 151 3.6 -1
9 Taekwondo 143 3.5 -1
10 Speedskating 132 3.2 -1

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 362 13.1 9
2 Artistic Gymnastics 270 9.8 6
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 262 9.5
4 Shooting 238 8.6
5 Football 200 7.2
6 Wrestling Free 145 5.3 1
7 Wrestling Greco-Roman 138 5.0 2
8 Fencing 119 4.3 -3
9 Karate 108 3.9
10 Track Cycling 88 3.2 15

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 315 10.0 8
2 Taekwondo 234 7.4 23
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 194 6.1 20
4 Ice Hockey 164 5.2 1
5 Fencing 155 4.9 1
6 Cross Country Skiing 150 4.7 33
7 Wrestling Free 148 4.7
8 Artistic Gymnastics 128 4.0
9 Wrestling Greco-Roman 105 3.3 5
10 Volleyball 105 3.3 -9

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 398 12.3
2 Handball 240 7.4 14
3 Shooting 212 6.6 7
4 Futsal 200 6.2
5 Ice Hockey 192 5.9 -3
6 Fencing 165 5.1 -1
7 Wrestling Free 154 4.7 -1
8 Artistic Gymnastics 153 4.7 4
9 Swimming 151 4.7 -5
10 Tennis 101 3.1 5

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 215 5.7
2 Ice Hockey 214 5.7 1
3 Athletics 210 5.5
4 Swimming 209 5.5
5 Fencing 204 5.4 1
6 Wrestling Free 197 5.2 -2
7 Taekwondo 188 5.0
8 Weightlifting 184 4.9 2
9 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 178 4.7 -4
10 Shooting 142 3.8 -8

Russia Positions

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 37
Gender:Men 35
Gender:Women 37
Continent:Europe 29

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Europe 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 34
Gender:Men 33
Gender:Women 35
Continent:Europe 28

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 5
Continent:Europe 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 39
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 37
Continent:Europe 30

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 5
Gender:Men 4
Gender:Women 4
Continent:Europe 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 39
Gender:Men 40
Gender:Women 31
Continent:Europe 29

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 37
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 33
Continent:Europe 28
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