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TASS, 28 Dec. The organizing Committee of the winter Olympic games in 2018, which will be held in South Korea’s Pyeongchang, expects that on competitions will arrive 210 athletes from Russia. This was stated by the head of the organizing Committee Lee Hee-Beom, whose words lead Agency Yonhap.
Russian athletes received approval from the ROC to participate in the Olympic games in 2018
On 5 December the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned the Russians to act on the Games in 2018 under the flag of the country, but was given the opportunity to go to South Korea pure athletes who will enter the competition under the Olympic flag.
“We anticipate that South Korea will arrive 210 Russian athletes, said Lee Hee-Beom. – The organizing Committee is ready to support the Russians on their arrival and prior to departure, as well as other athletes .”
The Olympic games will be held from 9 to 25 February.