Georgian governmental delegation refuses to go to Sochi Olympics

  • The Sochi Olympic Games will take place in February, 7-23, 2014., 2 Dec 2013 - 00:00, Tbilisi,Georgia

"No delegation of our government will be present in Sochi, stated the Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili in his interview with Russia Today.

According to the Georgian Prime Minister, only the Georgian sportsmen and the head of the National Olympic Committee will go to Sochi for participation in the Winter Olympic Games.

The Sochi Olympic Games will take place in February 7-23, 2014.

The debates about Georgias participation in the Sochi Olympic Games intensified after Russias decision to make its military pilot, Ivan Nechayev., as one of those 13,990 torchbearers, who are part of the 123-day Olympic torch relay across Russia before it reaches Sochi in February. He received the heros award for safely landing a damaged aircraft during the August 2008 war with Georgia.