|Russian Empire at the|
1900 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Russian Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||4 in 2 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
| Soviet Union (1952–1988)|
Unified Team (1992)
Olympic Athletes from Russia (2018)
The Russian Empire competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. It was the first appearance of the European nation, which had entered the names of competitors for the first modern Olympics in 1896 but had failed to appear.
Main article: Equestrian at the 1900 Summer Olympics
The Russian team had two riders in the initial Olympic equestrian competitions. Both men competed in the long jump and in the mail coach and de Polyakov competed in the hacks and hunter combined event. One of the two competed in the high jump, though it is not clear which. Similarly, it is not clear which of the two men entered the jumping competition; further, for this event, it is not clear whether the Russian entrant actually competed.
|Vladimir Nikolayevich Orlov||Long jump||Unknown||9–17|
|Élie de Polyakov||Unknown||9–17|
|Élie de Polyakov||Hacks and hunter combined||Unknown||5–51|
|Vladimir Nikolayevich Orlov||Mail coach||Unknown||5–31|
|Élie de Polyakov||Unknown||5–31|
Main article: Fencing at the 1900 Summer Olympics
Russia competed in fencing in the nation's first Olympic appearance. The nation sent 3 fencers; all were sabre professionals. Only two competed.
|Julian Michaux||Men's masters sabre||Unknown||1–4 Q||N/A||6–1||2 Q||3–4||5|
|Petro Zakovorot||Unknown||1–4 Q||5–2||3 Q||2–5||7|