In Russia, as in no other country, there have always been many athletes, whose achievements caused the amazement of the public. Their portraits were on the pages of sports magazines, on the posters, in shop windows. Athletes and wrestlers shocked the audience with their power tricks, they were legends. They performed in circuses and at fairs, on sports arenas not only in Russia, but also abroad, were the pride of the country. Their heroic games brought people great pleasure. Among the spectators there were those who checked their properties, weights and chains, for weight and strength, always making sure that everything was authentic, without deception. Let’s remember at least some of the famous Russian heroes.