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TBILISI, February 06. /ITAR-TASS/. Most athletes of the Georgian Olympic team have left for Sochi.
Georgian Sports Minister Levan Kipiani has wished the Olympic team great success. “I’m sure that Georgian athletes will demonstrate their best in Sochi,” the minister said.
Among Georgian athletes are alpine skiers Nino Tsiklauri, Yason Abramishvili and Aleksi Beniaidze. Figure skater Yelena Gedevanishvili, who is currently conducting the pre-Olympic training in the United States, will arrive in Sochi on February 14.
Before the departure, flag bearer Nino Tsiklauri said, “Georgian athletes’ motives are very high. We feel responsibility and we’ll try to do our best to demonstrate maximum results.”
On Wednesday, February 5, Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili wished Georgian athletes great success at the Olympic Games in Sochi.
“Georgia will support its athletes and watch their success,” the premier said.
“The participation in the Olympic Games is a big honor for every athlete. We’re proud that you meet the high standards of the Olympic Games and take part in the best competitions on the planet,” Garibashvili said.