Aerials skier Alexei Grishin reached his fourth consecutive Olympic final in Vancouver in 2010. After finishing fourth in 2006 and third in 2002, he claimed Belarus' first gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games with victory in Vancouver.
Dmitri Dashinski is also a multiple medallist in men's aerials, having claimed a bronze medal in Nagano in 1998 and a silver medal in Turin in 2006.
Belarus first competed as an independent nation at the Olympic Winter Games in 1994. They won two silver medals at the 1994 Lillehammer Games with biathlete Svetlana Paramygina taking second in the 7.5km event, and speed skater Igor Zhelezovski finishing runner-up in the 1000m.
Biathlon provided a further two medals in Vancouver in 2010, with Sergei Novikov finishing with the silver medal in the men's 20km individual and Darya Domracheva claiming bronze in the women's 15km individual.
Title: Dziarzauny himn Respubliki Bielarus [State Anthem of the Republic of Belarus]
Creators: Words by Mikhas Klimkovich and Uladzimir Karyzna. Music by Nester Sakalouski.
Founding date: 1991
IOC recognition date: 1993
NOC president's name: HE Alexander Lukashenko
NOC general secretary’s name: George Katulin
IOC member’s name:
Participation in Olympic Games
Year of the first appearance: 1994Medals per sport
Number of appearances: 6 [Sochi included]
Medals per year
-: Medals for the Figure Skating and Ice Hockey events at the 1908 and 1920 Olympic Summer Games have been included in the tables