Became known the full composition of the Ukrainian team at the Olympics 2018

Стал известен полный состав сборной Украины на Олимпиаду-2018

Skaters who go to the Olympics

Ukraine in South Korea will represent 33 of the athlete.

The NOC of Ukraine announced the names of 33 athletes who will represent our country at the XXII Olympic winter games in Pyeongchang (South Korea).

That’s the number of athletes fulfilled the conditions of qualification of the international federations for winter sports, having won the appropriate licenses, and entered the application of the Olympic team of Ukraine, approved by the IOC and the organizing Committee of the Games-2018.

Our Olympians will compete at the Olympics in 9 of 15 sports, namely in biathlon (11 athletes), figure skating (4 athletes), Luge (6 athletes), freestyle skiing (3 athletes), Alpine skiing (4 athletes), Alpine skiing (2 athletes), snowboarding (1 athlete), skeleton (1 athlete) and Nordic combined (1 athlete).

In the Olympic team of Ukraine includes the following athletes:

Biathlon: Dmitry Pidruchny, Brendan, Vladimir Semakov, Sergei Semenov, Artem Tyshchenko, Iryna Varvynets, Julia Jim, Anastasiya Merkushyna, Olena Pidhrushna, Valentina Semerenko, Vita Semerenko

Alpine skiing: Ivan Kovbasyuk, Olga Knysh

Nordic combined: Viktor Pasichnyk

Ski race: Tatiana Antipenko, Marina Antsibor, Alexey Krasovsky, Andrey Orlik

Luge: Andrew Manzi, Anton Dukach, Elena Stetskiv, Olena Shumova, deuce Alexander Obolochek/Roman Zacharkiw

Snowboarding: Annamari Dance (Chundak)

Skeleton: Vladislav Geraskevich

Figure skating pair Maxim Nikitin/Alexander Nazarov, Yaroslav Panic, Anna Hrycenko

Freestyle: Alexander Abramenko, Tatiana Petrova, Olga Polyuk.

Note that the procedure of forming the composition of the team was following. For 2016-2018, the athletes participated in tournaments, gaining the necessary points in the overall ranking. At the end of the license selection in late January, the international Federation has summed up the final rating, whereby it was determined the quota of athletes for the countries. After that came the confirmation of National Olympic committees of the received quotas and a possible reallocation of licenses and international federations of sports to other NOCs.

According to the international standards and the national selection Federation of Ukraine for winter sports made suggestions about a list of names of athletes. Team approved by the Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine according to the proposals of the national federations and after a detailed consideration of the working group on the preparations for the Olympic games.

Recall that the XXIII winter Olympic games will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February 2018.

Earlier it was reported that Pidhrushna may not compete at the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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