Maksim Varabei clocked 36:17.2 to place fourth with five penalties. Gold went to Russia's Dmitry Ivanov (34:10.7). His fellow compatriot Nikita Porshnev took silver in 34:24.9. Bronze was collected by Russia's Eduard Latypov (35:17.0).
Talking to head coach Andrei Sidorenko, the player, with the Belarusian citizenship, expressed readiness to help the team at the forthcoming sport forum. The player is expected to join the national team on 11 April.
Manolo Romero mentioned vigorous sales of the rights to show the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 on television. So far TV companies have bought rights to broadcast the games in over 150 countries. Broadcasts from Minsk will be available even in New Zealand and Latin America.
Maksim Varabei clocked 25:38.5 to place fifth. Gold went to Russia's Eduard Latypov (25:01.2). His fellow compatriot Dmitry Ivanov took silver in 25:09.9. Bronze was collected by Russia's Nikita Portshnev (25:11.5).