The Conference will last until November 1. Thomas Bach, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Aleksandr Zhukov, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Dmitrii Kozak, Deputy Chairperson of the Government of the Russian Federation and Sergei Donskoi, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, will take part in the Conference.
A Regional Forum of the National Olympic Committees of the CIS Countries, Georgia and the Baltic States was finished on Thursday, October 10, in Almaty (Kazakhstan). During two days the leaders of the National Olympic Committees of the former Soviet Republics exchanged their work experiences in the sphere of the Olympic movement development.
The Congress of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) took place in St. Petersburg on October 5. A record number of countries took part. Two hundred and seven delegates from ninety National Sambo Federations, representing five continents were present.
The election of the Athletes’ Commission was the centerpiece of the IV Athletes’ Assembly of the Association of European Olympic Committees (EOC), that was held October 4-5 in Porec (Croatia). The Russian Olympic Committee was represented by Olga Brusnikina, the Chairman of the ROC Athletes’ Commission.