Born in Ukraine, Alla Tsuper will be the flag bearer of the national team of Belarus
Alla Tsuper won the gold at the 2014 Olympics. Photo Getty
Champion of the Olympic games-2014 in Sochi fristaylistka Alla Tsuper will be the standard bearer of the team of Belarus at the opening of the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, as reported on the website of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus.
“At a General meeting of the Belarusian Olympians in Pyeongchang flag bearer were elected’, Olympic champion-2014 Alla Tsuper”, – stated in the message.
Interestingly, Alla Tsuper was born in Rivne and moved to Belarus in 1998. Then she said that the future of freestyle skiing in the women’s tumbling no. And Belarus is the future was.
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According to the chief of mission of the Belarusian team at the winter Olympics-2018 Alexander Barauli contained in the message, “the candidacy of this sportswoman is the most suitable”.
“On the tenth of February will start competitions in biathlon, cross-country skiing, short track and speed skating. We proceeded from the fact, not to disrupt the schedule for the preparation of athletes for major competitions of the Olympic games. Besides, the flag bearer must be experienced, famous and recognizable athlete. Alla Tsuper it’s all there… the athlete is going to compete for a medal at the Games in Pyeongchang. Therefore, it was decided to entrust this mission to Alla Tsuper”, – he said.