A part of the cnational team will miss the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio, to better prepare for competitions. This was announced by the Speaker of the Olympic Team of Ukraine Ivan Bondarchuk on air of T the TV channel "112 Ukraine".
"We are in our combative mood. Half of our athletes is in the Olympic village already, the vast majority of them will start in the first days of the Olympic Games, some of them shall miss the opening ceremony tomorrow in order to be better prepared for the competition. The tails are up, the conditions on the facilities are quite good. The athletes are ready to fight for the best awards," - said Bondarchuk.
Recall the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics will be held today at 2 am, Kyiv time. Ukraine will be under the number 195 on the field today.
In total, our team consists of 206 athletes, competing in 27 sports, most of the sportsmen perform in athletics - 65 people. The team also comprises champions and winners of the previous games.