Volunteers of the 2nd European Games will undergo special language training. The agreement on this was signed by George Katulin, CEO of the Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC), and Eduard Tselyuk, the head of the Educational Technology center (School of Foreign Languages Streamline).
In the 87kg weight category the Belarusian defeated athletes from the United States and Finland. In the quarterfinal Anton Kurs lost to Daniel Hechavarria of Cuba. In the repechage Anton Kurs defeated Yoan Dimitrov from Bulgaria and Gazi Khalilov from Russia.
According to HC Dinamo Minsk, head coach Gordie Dwyer was fired. Contracts with coaches Sergei Stas, Konstantin Koltsov, Andrei Kudin, Gennady Lyango and Yuri Kuzmenkov were cancelled by mutual agreement.