TodayMinskwill host a solemn see-off ceremony for a Belarusian sports delegation leaving for the Summer Olympic Games inRio de Janeiro.Belaruswill be represented by 144 athletes in 25 sports. During the event, which will take place at the Olympic Fame Hall of Belarus" National Olympic Committee, the captain and flag-bearer of the Belarusian team will be chosen. The Olympians will also lay flowers at the Eternal Flame in theVictory Square.<br>The first group of Belarusian athletes will leave forRio de Janeiroon 23 July. The Olympic Games will be held from 5 to 21 August, with 306 medal sets to be competed for.