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  • Representatives from Ukraine took part in Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Opening Ceremony
    Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, posted 07 October 2018 13:23

    On October 6, 2018, Youth Olympic Opening Ceremony was held in Buenos Aires (Argentina).

    For the first time in the history of the modern Olympic Games, the Opening Ceremony was held outside the stadium, in the heart of Buenos Aires - the main avenue.

    In the midst of a fantastic celebaration with the flags of their countries, on the stage one after another  the flag bearers of the national teams appeared.  It is worth mentioning that the honorable mission to carry Ukraine's flag was entrusted to the world champion, world record champion in hammer throw  Myhaylo Kokhan.

    Among the attendees were President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, Ukrainian NOC President Serhii Bubka, First Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Ihor Hotsul and sport functionaries.

    It should be noted that Ukraine will be represented by a team of 55 youngest athletes aged 15 to 18 who will compete for the best in 22 sports.