Kiev solemnly escorted the Ukrainian team at the Olympics in Rio

In the center of Kiev began a solemn farewell of the Ukrainian national team at the XXXI Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

As UNIAN news Agency reports, the athletes and their coaches in the Olympic sportswear lined the street three saints, where we passed the security control.

Near St. Michael’s Cathedral athletes made a solemn farewell. Note, our team travels to Games in the 205 athletes. However, in Kiev, escorted more than a hundred people, as the rest are already preparing for the competitions in Rio or in close to the Brazilian weather conditions.

The Olympians laid flowers at the monument to the heroes of the ATO. Further past the monument to Princess Olga, the column headed by NOC President Sergey Bubka, ministorom of youth and sport Igor Zhdanov, our hopes and Champions Olga Harlan and Viktor Ruban, moved to Sufiyskoy square, where will be held the official part.

St. Michael and St. Sophia square, closed to pedestrians and vehicles in connection with the celebrations, which is expected to be the President of Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman. Fans to get to the official part, it will be necessary to pass through two metal detectors.

We will remind, XXXI Summer Olympic games will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 5 to 21 August. Ukraine at the Olympics will represent 205 athletes in 27 sports.

Earlier, the national Olympic Committee of Ukraine in addition to the state awards its own cash awards for the medalists of the summer Olympics. The amount of premium will be 300, 200 and 120 thousand UAH for every gold, silver and bronze medal respectively.

Kiev solemnly escorted the Ukrainian team at the Olympics in Rio 23.07.2016

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