BBC Sport - Sochi 2014: Ukraine's Bogdana Matsotska withdraws in protest
Ukraine's Matsotska explains withdrawal
- From the section Winter Olympics
Alpine skier Bogdana Matsotska says she has withdrawn from the Winter Olympics in protest at Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych and his government.
Fighting in Ukraine has left dozens of people dead and hundreds more injured amid anti-government protests.
The 24-year-old was set to compete in the slalom in Sochi on Friday.