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21 Feb, 2022 15:23

The Russian team in Beijing: The good, the bad, and the emotional

What conclusions can be drawn from the performance of Russian athletes at the Beijing Games?
The Russian team in Beijing: The good, the bad, and the emotional

The last contingent of Russia’s Winter Olympians is due to arrive back in Moscow on Monday after departing Beijing, following a fortnight of intense competition on various ski slopes, ice rinks, and racetracks.

Over the past two weeks or so, there have been successes and failures, trials and tribulations, heart-warming moments and unsavory sagas for the stars from the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team.  

Here, we assess how the 2022 Beijing Games went from the perspective of Russian sport.

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