The eighth stage of the World Cup in snowboarding started in Austria
The Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine with reference to the National Olympic Committee reports that today the eighth stage of the World Cup in snowboarding started in Austrian town Bad Gastein.
Four Ukrainians will take part in the snowboarding competitions. The Ukrainian National Team will be represented by the main candidates for a license to participate in the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: Annamari Chundak, Joseph Penyak, Alexandr Belinskiy and Oksana Dmitrov.
In the same location, on Sunday, January 12, the competitions will continue in the framework of the ninth stage of the World Cup in snowboarding.
Сurrently the list of participants of the Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi is being formed. Thus, on January 20 the International Federation of Ski Sports plans to publish the rating of 30 best athletes, who will be able to take part in the Olympic Games as part of the national team of Ukraine.