PYEONGCHANG (QHA) -

February 7 in South Korean Pyeongchang a ceremony to raise the flag of Ukraine was held in the Olympic Village, the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Ukraine reported on Facebook.

This event before the opening ceremony symbolizes the readiness of the national team for the Olympic Games.


The Olympic delegation was received with Korean music and folk dances, and also was offered to try on national masks.


As part of the event, the President of the NOC, Olympic champion Serhii Bubka and Head of mission Anna Sorokina ut their signatures on the wall of the Olympic Truce.

Reportedly, 33 Ukrainian sportsmen will participate in the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in South Korea. Ukrainian athletes were able to meet the conditions for the qualification of international federations for winter sports and obtain the appropriate licenses that give the right to participate in the Olympic Games.

QHA