In the competitions which were held in Russia's Khanty Mansiysk the Belarusian finished in 1:56.29, three seconds behind the winner, Alexander Bolshunov of Russia. Second was Russia's Raul Shakirzyanov. Bronze went to Alexander Legkov of Russia.
The second game is scheduled to take place in Hameenlinna on 6 April. The Belarusian team will then play in Switzerland on 13-14 April. Dave Lewis' men will also host Denmark in Grodno on 20-21 April, and Norway in Zhlobin and Bobruisk on 27-28 April.
Radio Belarus International is about to launch a number of programs to raise the awareness about the forthcoming games not only in Belarus but abroad, too. Organizers, guests, and participants of the games will appear on the air of Radio Belarus International in the run-up to the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019.