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Welcome Ceremony of Italy to the Coastal Village takes place tomorrow

l alzabandierasitomezzelani-gmt118 crThe Welcome Ceremony for the Italian Azzurri Olympic team will take place tomorrow, 5 February  at 4pm, in the Adler Coastal Village. The traditional ceremony - which will take place in the International Zone and will be open to representatives of the media - is the official entry of the delegation into the Games and provides for the deployment of the Azzurri Mission’s delegation of athletes, coaches and managers , who will be welcomed by the Village Mayor, Elena Isinbaeva.  After the welcome speech given by the multi Olympic games winner and world pole vault champion, the Italian flag will be hoisted onto the Village flagpole accompanied by the sound of the Italian national anthem and the Olympic anthem.  Afterwards,  the President of CONI, Giovanni Malagò will present Isinbaeva with a souvenir of the Italian National Olympic Committee as a sign of gratitude for the support provided to the Italian delegation in these Olympic Winter Games.