The Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) approved the composition of the Olympic team of Ukraine at the Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The National Olympic Committee Chairman Serhiy Bubka said this at a press conference, "Ukrainian News" reports.
"At the moment, the team consists of 205 athletes in 27 sports", he said.
According to him, there are another 5 Ukrainian swimmers and kayak crew-twos in the waiting list of the International Federation of water sports and canoeing, who have the potential chance to participate in the Games.
Confirmation of applications for participation will be held in Rio de Janeiro on July 18.
The solemn farewell of the Ukraine’s Olympic team will take place in Kyiv on July 23, 18:00 p.m.