Do you like sport and fitness? Learn how to talk about sport in Russian with our series Russian Word of the Day!
Below you can find Russian words and phrases that describe different sport activities, exercises, and other sport related vocabulary.
Every word comes with a picture (visible on desktop devices), two examples and an audio recorded by a native Russian speaker. Click on the word or a picture for more details.
to ride, to be carried on somebody's back
approach; (in fitness) set of repetitions
К удивле́нию россия́н, боле́льщики сбо́рной Япо́нии ка́ждый раз убира́ли за собо́й му́сор по́сле игры́.
k u-deev-lyé-nee-yu ras-see-yán, ba-lyél'-schee-kee sbór-naî ya-pó-nee-ee kázh-dyî raz u-bee-rá-lee za sa-bóî mú-sar pós-lye eeg-rý
To the surprise of the Russians, the fans of the national team of Japan cleaned up the garbage after themselves each time after the game.
to root for, to be a fan of
to get in shape, to shape up