South Korea will intensify the support group of the Russian athletes at the Olympics

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South Korea intends to strengthen the group to support Russian athletes at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, Chairman of the Committee for the promotion of Northern economic cooperation under the President of the Republic of Korea song young-Gil.

South Korea will intensify the support group of the Russian athletes at the Olympics© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in fotoracconti from the DPRK and South Korea will be held under a common flag at the opening Olimpiadi according to the Ministry of the Russian Federation, about this he said during a video conference with the head of the Ministry Alexander Galushka. Song Yong-Gil stressed that the Korean side supported the decision of Russian athletes to participate in the Games.

«We welcome the decision of the Russian athletes to participate individually in the Olympics. Plan to revitalize a support group to support these athletes,» he said.

The IOC Executive Board on 5 December made the decision to disqualify the Russian Olympic Committee. The Russian athletes will be able to perform at the Olympics 2018 in South Korea only under the Olympic flag and the special individual access procedures. On Tuesday, the Olympic meeting supported the statement of the Russian athletes for their participation in Olympic winter games 2018 in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympic games 2018 will be held in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.

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