Ukrainian athletes head for Olympic Games in Rio
Members of the Ukrainian National Olympic team are departing for Rio de Janeiro ahead of the start of the Summer Olympic Games on Friday.
The official farewell ceremony took place on July 23, following which the athletes began to leave for Brazil in groups, depending on their schedule at the games.
Yesterday, the Ukrainian national flag was raised at the Olympic village in Rio.
The track-and-field athletes, judo and badminton players were the first to leave for Rio.