Russia will announce the final roster of the Russian Olympians for the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing next week. On the other hand, the number of athletes in the extended roaster is 217 currently, as per the reports on Thursday, January 20, 2022.
As per the reports,” The extended roster of Russia currently lists 217. Further, the final roster of the team will be announced on January 24, 2022, after the skiing teams and national ice hockey will be confirmed the date”.
According to Andrey Konokotin, the head of the Russia team’s mission to the Olympics-2020 with the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) asserted that earlier in the day, the number of the delegation of the country which is further bound for the upcoming Games in China and around 509 people would participate in the games.
While asserting the importance of the game, Konokotin pointed out that Russia will have participated in all the tournaments of the sports. As per the ROC website,” A total of 509 delegations will be involved in the Olympic series which includes athletes of the games, coaches of the teams, assisting staff, and members of the ROC, FMBA (the Russian Federal Micro-Biological Agency) and the staff of the operative headquarters”.
It further asserted,” The extended roster of the ROC will include around 217 athletes, out of them 98 females and 119 males. They all are from the 27 regions of the country. Moreover, the list also included the Twelve Olympic Champions from the previous Games of the Olympics. However, the mentioned counting and name of the athletes is not yet finalised by the federation”.
Further, the Winter Olympic Games will be held in the capital of Beijing in 2022 from February 4 to 320, on the other hand, the Paralympic Winter Games will be scheduled to be held on March 4 to 13.
While the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will be hosted by the Kuala Lumpye, Beijing, during the 128th IOC session on July 31, 2015, the Chinese capital is going to host the games for the very first time.