The president of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, the member of the International Olympic Committee, Serhiy Bubka, on July 23 will participate in the Olympic torch relay in London.
"It's a familiar mission for him as starting from the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympic Games the chief Olympian of the country has been for the ninth time charged to run in the streets of the host country with a lighted torch in his hand," the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine said on Saturday.
The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the
www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials
contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior
written permission of Public Media at email@example.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal
use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of