DR Congo: Olympic committee shrinks London 2012 delegation to 28
DR Congo shall be represented by a 28-man delegation at the London 2012 Olympics and not 50 as the national Olympic committee (COC) had earlier planned. The COC arrived at the decision after an intensive meeting with the Prime Minister Matata Ponyo July 12. The athletes and coaches are said to leave for London today. The COC has appointed the road runner Ilunga Mande Zatara as flag bearer of the delegation during the opening ceremony of the Games July 27.