Skier, Olympic Champion and Sochi 2014 Ambassador
“I am very honored to become a Sochi 2014 Ambassador”
Nikita Kriukov - Russian skier and member of the Russian National Cross Country Skiing team (individual sprint) and Olympic Champion of the Vancouver 2010 Games.
- Kriukov has participated in 30 World Cup championships.
- Champion of Russia in the roller-ski sprint (2007)
- Champion of Russia in sprint (2008)
- Champion of Russia in the sprint relay (2009)
- The best results in his career prior to his Olympic sprint win was third place in the sprint at the World Cup 2009 in Finland, Estonia and Russia.
- At the World Championships in 2009 in the Czech Republic, Kriukov finished fourth in the team sprint.