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Sport. Russian Words and Phrases

Sport. Russian Words and Phrases

Today we are going to talk to you about such an important issue as sport. Everyone at least once in their lives has done sport. Sport is a kind of activity that provides you with energy, keeps you healthy, and makes you think creatively and positively.

If you go to the gym regularly or do any other kind of sport, you’ll like the list of Russian words we have made for you.

So, let’s start!

Basic words and expressions:

Спорт [SPORT] sport
Заниматься спортом [za-nee-MA-tsa SPOR-tam] do sports
Заниматься аэробикой/ йогой [za-nee-MA-tsa a-ee-RO-bee-kay/ YO-gay] do aerobics/ yoga
Ходить в спортзал [ha-DEET’ f spart-ZAL] go to the gym
Ходить в тренажёрный зал [ha-DEET’ f tree-na-ZHYOR-niy ZAL] go to the gym
Заниматься в тренажёрном зале [za-nee-MA-tsa f tree-na-ZHYOR-nam ZA-lye] work out at the gym
Играть в футбол на стадионе [eeg-RAT’ f foot-BOL na sta-dee-O-nye] play football at the stadium
Делать зарядку утром [DYE-lat’ za-RYAT-koo OOT-ram] exercise in the morning
Спортзал [spart-ZAL] gym
Соревнование [sa-reev-na-VA-nee-ye] competition
Спортивные соревнования [spar-TEEV-ni-ye sa-reev-na-VA-nee-ya] sports competition
Соревноваться [sa-reev-na-VA-tsa] compete
Олимпиада [a-leem-pee-A-da] Olympics

Sport. Russian Words and Phrases

A person who does sport regularly:

Спортсмен [sparts-MYEN] athlete

Тренироваться [trye-nee-ra-VA-tsa] train, exercise
Делать упражнения [DYE-lat’ oop-razh-NYE-nee-ya] do the exercises
Бегать [BYE-gat’] run
Прыгать [PRI-gat’] jump

Few adjectives for sport:

Спортивный [spar-TEEV-niy] sporty, sport, athletic
Сильный [SEEL’-niy] strong
Гибкий [GEEP-keey] flexible

Different kinds of sport:

Виды спорта [VEE-di SPOR-ta] kinds of sport

Sport. Russian Words and Phrases

Футбол [foot-BOL] football, soccer
Хоккей [ha-KYEY] hockey
Волейбол [va-leey-BOL] volleyball
Баскетбол [bas-keet-BOL] basketball
Бейсбол [beeys-BOL] baseball
Теннис или большой теннис [TE-nees или bal’-SHOY TE-nees] tennis
Бадминтон [bad-meen-TON] badminton
Настольный теннис [nas-TOL’-niy TE-nees] table tennis
Плавание [PLA-va-nee-ye] swimming
Катание на лыжах [ka-TA-nee-ye na LI-zhah] skiing
Катание на сноуборде [ka-TA-nee-ye na sna-oo-BOR-dye] snowboarding
Катание на коньках [ka-TA-nee-ye na kan’-KAH] skating
Фигурное катание [fee-GOOR-na-ye ka-TA-nee-ye] figure skating
Гольф [GOL’F] golf
Рeгби [REG-bee] rugby
Крикет [KREE-kyet] cricket
Бокс [BOKS] boxing
Каратэ [ka-ra-TE] karate
Бег [BYEK] running, race
Пешеходный туризм [pee-shee-HOD-niy too-REEZM] hiking

Girls’ favorite sport:

Гимнастика [geem-NAS-tee-ka] gymnastics
Аэробика [a-ee-RO-bee-ka] aerobics
Пилатес [pee-LA-tes] Pilates
Йога [YO-ga] yoga

Sport. Russian Words and Phrases

That’s the end of the article, and we hope you’ll definitely use these words in your everyday life. What about you? Do you like to do sport?

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