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The National Olympic Committee of Ukraine approved the national team for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which will take place from 5 to 21 August 2016.

The President of the NOC of Ukraine Sergey Bubka during a press conference announced the composition of the Olympic team of Ukraine - as of July 15 Ukrainian delegation in Rio de Janeiro is 205 athletes who will compete for awards in 27 sports.

Not Final List, because the waiting IFs water sports and canoeing are another item "Five Ukrainian swimmers and male crew Kayak Double.

Even with a potential increase in Ukraine in Rio least carry a large delegation from the time of the debut participation at the Olympic Games in the status of an independent country. So far, the worst result was recorded in the year 2000 in Sydney (230 people), and in London four years ago Ukraine has delegated 245 athletes.

"On July 12 ended the license selection. International Federation officially confirmed the quota won by athletes to participate in the Games. After that, the composition of the Olympic team was thoroughly discussed at the meeting of the Expert Council on preparations for the Olympic Games.

were analyzed and strictly adhered to honest and transparent principle of selection, in accordance with national and international system. Following the results of the Expert Council composition was recommended for approval by the Executive Committee of the NOC. Already the day after the chief Ukrainian mission Nina Umanets sent to Rio, where on July 18 held accreditation and verification sports applications "- quoted by the official website of the NOC of Ukraine Bubka senior.

Statistical Agency Infostrada Sports provides that in Rio de Janeiro Ukraine will win 23 medals, including six gold.

Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro will be for the Ukrainian sixth in history - the period of independence in the medal treasury of Ukraine fell 115 medals (33-27-55). In the three main "Ukrainian " includes gymnastics disciplines (6-3-7), boxing (4-3-7) and swimming (4-2-1) and is the most Medal Athletics (03.02.12 ).

As for personalities, the way ahead swimmer Yana Klochkova - the only one in the history of Ukraine four-time Olympic champion. After two gold medals in Lilia Podkopayeva (gymnastics) and Vasyl Lomachenko (boxing).

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16-07-2016, 17:50

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