Those who entered the Russian Olympic team in 2012
Olympic Games - this is an interesting and exciting match, which is attended by athletes from around the world. The national team of any country to participate in the games formed earlier. In Russia, the selection of athletes was finished two weeks before the start of the 2012 Olympics.
XXX Summer Olympic Games in 2012 will be held from July 27 to August 12. Traditional international competitions this year will be held in London. This will be the third case, when London plays host to this competition. The previous two times in 1908 and 1948. The competition will be held on 34 sports and more than 10,000 athletes from 204 countries will take part in them. The composition of the Russian team was presented to the Organizing Committee on July 13. At the joint meeting of the executive committee of the ROC and the board of the Ministry of Sports of Russia were selected 436 athletes who received the Olympic license. Alexander Zhukov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee, suggested that the Russian delegation has 368 people in addition to the athletes. It coaches the official replacement, doctors and other professionals. Total for the summer Olympic Games in London will go from Russia 804 people. accreditation of the Russian Olympic team has been completed, the final composition of which was agreed on 13 July with the International Olympic Committee and the International Federations. The structure of the Russian Olympic team includes 436 athletes from 59 regions of Russia, including 208 men and 228 women. The largest number of athletes from Moscow and the Moscow region. In second place: St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, and the third Krasnodar region. Also Russia at the Olympic Games 2012 will be represented by eight athletes from Penza, and 17 of Mordovia. From the Chelyabinsk region will go 14 athletes. The first of these events will go more and more representatives from different regions of Russia. So, on July 27 in London will be held the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games. It will carry the flag of Russia Maria Sharapova. This decision was made immediately after its victory in the tennis tournament at Roland Garros. Heads the Russian delegation at these events will be chairman Dmitry Medvedev government.