Several thousand Kyivans and guests of the city took part in the celebration of Olympic Day, which was held today at the Olimpiyskiy National Sport Complex. This was reported by the press service of the government.
The current holiday of sports was dedicated not only to the International Olympic Committee founding anniversary, but also to the Winter Olympic Games-2018, which will be held in South Korea.
The guests of the Olympic Day welcomed the future participants of the Winter Olympics - members of the national teams of biathlon, figure skating, alpine skiing, skiing.
"Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine, Lee Yang Goo, in his speech noted that this year we mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Korea and independent Ukraine." The Embassy will continue its efforts to make Ukraine a strategic partner of Korea, to strenghten relations between our countries, and contribute to the development of the country. We are preparing for the Olympic Games, which will take place in Pyeongchang, and together we will be support not only ours, but also Ukrainian athletes, "the message reads.