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    2018 Winter Olympics kicking off in South Korea

    February 9, 2018 11:21 News, Sport A+ / A-

    The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will kick off Friday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

    Armenia will be represented at this event by cross-country skiers Mikayel Mikayelyan and Katya Galstyan and alpine skier Ashot Karapetyan.

    The opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics will get underway at 3pm Armenia time, and Mikayel Mikayelyan will be Armenia’s flagbearer at this ceremony.

    A total of 102 medals will be up for grabs this year in 15 events.
    A total of 2,925 athletes from 92 countries will take part in PyeongChang 2018, and this is a record number in the history of Winter Olympics.

    The competition schedules of Armenia’s representatives are as follows:

    Katya Galstyan: Ladies’ Sprint Classic Qualification, February 13, 12:30pm (Armenia time)
    Mikayel Mikayelyan: Men’s Sprint Classic Qualification, February 13, 13:05pm.
    Katya Galstyan: Ladies’ 10km Free, February 15, 10:30am
    Mikayel Mikayelyan: Men’s 15km Free, February 16, 10am
    Ashot Karapetyan: Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1, February 18, 5:15am
    Ashot Karapetyan: Men’s Slalom Run 1, February 22, 5:15am.

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