Stanislav Pozdnyakov meets sports executives of Belorus

Today ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov held a meeting with Belarus’ Sports and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk, First Vice President of the Belarusian National Olympic Committee Andrei Astashevich.

The meeting was also attended by Head of the General Directorate for Participation in the Olympic Sporting Events of the Olympic Committee of Russia Andrei Konokotin, who will lead the Russian delegation at the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019.

The parties discussed the possibilities of implementing joint events in the framework of the memorandum of understanding and cooperation between the Olympic committees was signed in November 2015.

“The document will be used to implement new projects.  At present we are working on an annual program and will suggest you and the sports federations of your country taking part in the events organized by the ROC, including those having anti-doping measures. It is important for us to participate in the European Games in Minsk. Russia plans to use the most of its quota at the forthcoming Games. Some sports competitions will be held as qualifiers for the Olympic Games,” Stanislav Pozdnyakov said.