Viktor An and Denis Glushakov hit the twenty most popular Russian athletes.

Journal PROSPORT identified 100 of the most popular Russian athletes in 2014. The ranking is led hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, the second place was taken by Maria Sharapova. Closed three skater Evgeni Plushenko. 12th place in the list took the client iSport Olympic champion in short track Viktor An, football player, "Spartak" Denis Glushakov was on 18.