Belarusian athletes already in Rio Olympics village

Press center of the Belarus National Olympic Committee has published photo of the house where the Belarusian team lives.

Belarusian team lives in the same house with the national teams of Ukraine, Armenia, Moldova, Uruguay and Barbados.

All athletes and coaches live in 4-room apartments, and the room is occupied by one or two persons.

There are now our rowing, boxing, archery, gymnastics, fencing, basketball and cycling teams in Rio.

All the athletes are having practice sessions and are preparing for the Olympic Games to begin.

The Olympic Village in Rio consists of 31 buildings. They will accommodate 10,500 athletes and 7,000 officials.

There are washing facilities, tennis courts, football field, seven pools, clinic, gym, relaxation area, playgrounds located on the territory of the village. The cost of the Olympic Village construction is estimated at $1.5 billion.

The Olympics will start on 5 August.