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2019 Minsk European Games

2019 Minsk European Games

Belarus was voted to host the Second European Games in 2019 at the 45th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees in Minsk in October 2016.

Photo from the European Games official website
European Games catering program reviewed in Minsk
13 June, 17:57
Mari Holloway shall submit the progress report on catering arrangements in Minsk to the EOC.
Photos courtesy of the Directorate of the 2nd European Games 2019
Free Wi-Fi in Student Village during 2nd European Games in Minsk
13 June, 17:37
The ISP will enable free access to the Internet using Wi-Fi technology at speeds of up to 100Mbps in the residential complex Student Village in Dzerzhinskogo Avenue where athletes will stay during the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019.
Photos courtesy of the Belarusian Sports and Tourism Ministry
IAAF president to help inaugurate Dinamo Stadium in Minsk
12 June, 19:58
Vasily Zharko heard out reports on progress of the work and proposals concerning the stadium's festive opening ceremony. Aleksei Zadkov, the man in charge of supervising the ceremony's staging and production team, informed those present about the concept for the opening ceremony.
Photo courtesy of Belarus' NOC
NOC regional forum in Riga to discuss 2nd Minsk European Games
8 June, 16:08
At the plenary session of the annual event NOC Secretary General, Director of the Directorate of the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019 George Katulin will present the information on the preparations for the multisport forum in the Belarusian capital.
Maksim Nedosekov. Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Athletics Federation
Three medals for Belarus at Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland
6 June, 16:16
High jumper Maksim Nedosekov placed first with his best attempt of 2.23m. Second was Pavel Seliverstov (2.19m). Third was Naoto Tobe of Japan.
Skateboarding to make part of 2nd Minsk European Games cultural program
6 June, 11:15
This sport, which developed about 70 years ago, has already risen from a street entertainment to an Olympic sport: skateboarders will take part in the official competitions of the 32nd Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan in 2020.
An archive photo
Two runways in Minsk airport for 2nd European Games
5 June, 14:21
“We can definitely welcome guests using one runway but it would be wrong. The new runway will be commissioned this year. It should be operational in the course of the games. We don't intend to shut down the first runway for an overhaul right away,” said the official.
First aid training for volunteers ahead of 2nd European Games Minsk 2019
1 June, 14:30
As part of the agreement volunteers will be better prepared to provide medical assistance in the run-up to and during the actual games. The awareness of volunteers about first aid procedures and healthcare will be raised as well.
An archive photo
Over 150,000 foreign fans expected to travel to FIFA World Cup in Russia through Belarus
1 June, 14:24
Aleksei Begun cited the data of the Russian colleagues who informed that 1.5 million foreign fans have bought the tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Interior Ministry expects more than 10% of them to go transit via Belarus. The ministry does not rule out that many will decide to spend some time in Belarus to explore tourist attractions.
Foreigners may enter Belarus with electronic FAN ID
1 June, 13:48
To cross the Belarusian border a foreign traveler must present a valid passport, a FAN ID or its electronic copy.
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