MINSK, 10 July (BelTA) – Letters of commendation from the Belarusian president were awarded to the team of the President's Sports Club. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed a corresponding executive order, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
The team of the President's Sports Club received letters of commendation in recognition of their contribution to the promotion of physical education and recuperation in Belarus, creation of favorable conditions for physical education and sport, organization of active recreation for the population.
BelTA reported earlier that the President's Sports Club marked its 15th anniversary on 7 July. The association was founded on the initiative of many legendary Belarusian athletes and functionaries who suggested setting up an organization for supporting Belarusian sports, especially children's and mass sports.
The President's Sports Club was initially focused on the support of children's and youth sport, amateur athletes, restoration of mass tournaments. At present the association actively invests in the all-round development of aspiring professional athletes.
Chairman of the Central Council of the President's Sports Club Dmitry Lukashenko said in an interview with BelTA that the club is now working on a new experimental project Olympic Talent aimed at the selection of talented children. It evolved from the initiative of the Belarusian Biathlon Federation to select talented children for this sport. After a couple of years of productive work, a decision was made to expand the project and include other sports which are being cultivated in Belarus.
The club in association with the Belarusian TV and Radio Сщьзфтн Belteleradiocompany is working on the restoration of a popular project Sportlandia is Calling. A few concepts have been already prepared. It is expected that students will take part in the nationwide Sportlandia in 2021.