Bronze medalist Olga Kharlan will carry flag of Ukraine at closing ceremony of the Games
Kharlan stressed that it is a great honor for her
Ukrainian fencer Olga Harlan will be the standard-bearer at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. It is reported by the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine on its page on "Facebook".
"A great honor to carry the state flag of Ukraine on the closing ceremony of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro is entrusted to the famous fencer Olga Harlan" - said in a statement.
In turn, Harlan said that it is difficult to keep the emotion of the decision. "I was in a good mood, and now it is difficult to keep all the emotions. I'll carry the flag of Ukraine! I am proud of it!" - Said athlete.
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