Azerbaijan unveils Sochi 2014 winter Olympic uniforms

By Nigar Orujova

Azerbaijanis got a glimpse of what the country's Olympians will be wearing at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sochi 2014 winter Olympic, the Azerbaijani National Olympic Committee said on December 27.

The Federation of Winter Sports (Federation of Alpine Ski Sports and Federation of Figure Skating) is in charge of preparing the uniforms.

The outfit was designed using national colors, as well as National Olympic Committee (NOC) and Sochi 2014 symbols and logos.

The uniforms for opening and closing ceremonies will be prepared by the well-known Italian fashion house "Larusmiani".

The opening ceremony of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will take place on February 7.

Azerbaijan will be represented by five athletes at the games. Azerbaijani delegation will be headed by NOC head of international relations, Konul Nurullayeva.

The delegation will also include Youth and Sport Minister, NOC vice-president, the president of Winter Sports Federation, and some other officials.

Azerbaijan National Team has participated in Winter Olympics since 1998 in skiing and figure skating sports.