BBC Sport wod

IN ASSOCIATION WITH
 

Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 12:19 GMT, Thursday, 8 December 2011

World Olympic Dreams: The Russians are coming

Advertisement

The USSR traditionally dominated the Olympic medal table but since the break up of the Soviet Union, many feel that Russian sport has lost its way.

At the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Russia won just three gold medals. But things are changing.

Matthew Pinsent meets Russia's current crop of Olympic hopefuls and visits Sochi - the summer resort which is being transformed for the 2014 winter Olympics.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

Editor's Choice

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.