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Ukraine will officially participate in the Olympic Games in Paris

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May22,2024

Ukraine will officially participate in the Olympic Games in Paris

Olympic Games < p>The 2024 Olympic Games will be held in Paris from July 26 to August 11. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion in Ukraine, the possibility of a boycott of the Games has been allowed.

Ukraine will officially participate in the next Olympics in 2024. The corresponding statement appeared on the website of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine.

Official announcementabout Ukraine's participation in the Olympic Games in Paris appeared after a meeting in which the head of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Matviy Bidny, the president of the NOC of Ukraine Vadym Gutzait and journalists took part.

This time for Ukraine the Olympics – it is primarily a big screen to the world. We must remind that Ukraine exists, is fighting and is capable of winning. The very fact that they are performing under the Ukrainian flag in Paris is a great manifestation of will power, – noted during the meeting.

During it, the details of Ukraine's participation in the Olympics were discussed and the team's participation in the tournament was announced. They also emphasized the “special importance” of the Olympics for Ukraine, as well as demonstrated the slogan of the national team at the tournament “The Will to Win”.

Our athletes – these are heroes who train under occupation, under shelling, often losing loved ones. Their courage and will to win deserve the greatest respect and support, – said at the meeting.

In addition, during the meeting, the consequences that sports suffered during the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine were emphasized:

  • Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russia, more than 450 Ukrainian athletes have been killed.
  • The Russian army has destroyed or damaged more than 500 sports facilities, including 15 Olympic training bases.
  • The Ministry of Youth Sports and the NOC of Ukraine noted the importance of continuing the struggle against the admission of Russian and Belarusian citizens to the Olympic Games. Currently, athletes from these countries are admitted to certain sports in the status of “neutral”.
Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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