KIEV, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine will send 45 athletes to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine said in a statement on Friday.
According to the statement, the Ukrainian athletes will compete in 12 sports, namely biathlon, bobsleigh, Alpine skiing, Nordic combined, cross-country skiing, luge, snowboard, ski jumping, figure skating, skeleton, freestyle skiing and short track speed skating.
For the first time in the history of the Winter Games, Ukraine will attend the mixed freestyle skiing and women's bobsleigh competitions.
The Ukrainian delegation to the upcoming Games will also include 26 coaches, 10 doctors and massage therapists, as well as seven technical staff.
Beijing 2022 will take place on Feb. 4-20.