“There was a lot of stone off-road sections at Dakar. The guys and I have never seen anything like that before. Nevertheless, we did our best to overcome the special stages with maximum speed. The more difficult the route is, the better it is for MAZ. The third place at Dakar is a success for our team. Our competitors fielded a very strong line-up. We managed to outplay them in some aspects,” Siarhei Viazovich noted.
The agreement on one more fan zone was reached at a meeting between Belarus' Ambassador to Japan Ruslan Yesin and Noboribetsu Mayor Haruichi Ogasawara. The island of Hokkaido will host the Olympic marathon and race-walking competitions.
Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich and Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia won the 2020 Australian Open first round in the women's doubles event, defeating the Australian duo of Alexandra Bozovic and Amber Marshall in three sets 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.
At the meeting in Warsaw we discussed a possibility to expand cooperation in professional sport. After consultations with the Belarusian sports community we made up our mind to consider hosting any events under the aegis of the IOC, Viktor Lukashenko said.