The first representative of the Israeli delegation in Sochi, Vladislav Bykanov, will begin qualifying rounds on Monday afternoon, announced Army Radio. He is competing in the 1500 meter speed-skating event.

Semi-finals will be taking place on Monday afternoon followed by the final qualifying rounds before Vladislov can represent Israel in the 1500 race for gold on Tuesday.

On Tuesday figure-skating partners Andrea Davidovich and Evgeni Krasnopolski will also be competing.