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Flag bearer: MAZNICHENKO (UKR)

Comments from Ukraine flag bearer Olga MAZNICHENKO before the Baku 2015 European Games Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday.

 Olga MAZNICHENKO (UKR)

On being flag bearer:

"It was a surprise for me to bear the flag of my country. I didn't expect that. It's a big responsibility for me, and I am really pleased with it."

"I am thankful to everybody who chose me."

 On the silver medal she won in basketball 3x3:

"This medal is No1 for us. We have a great team spirit and we are very happy. I had no doubt in the other girls or myself. The medal gives us the motivation to prove that basketball in Ukraine exists and is developing."

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