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The first ones to shoot are Ukrainian archers, who will contend in individual competitions. Among them is Viktor Ruban, a gold winner at the 2008 Beijing games and a bronze medalist at Athens in 2004. 

Serhiy Bubka, president of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, has high hopes for medals in London but superstitiously never predicts how many. “I want to have luck coming to our side,” Bubka says. 

Kyiv has its place in Olympics history as the venue for soccer during the 1980 Moscow Games.

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