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07 April 2021, 09:16

Belarus' NOC photo exhibition kicks off in Minsk

MINSK, 6 April (BelTA) - The photo exhibition “National Olympic Committee of Belarus: 30 years. The stories of our victories!” kicked off in Minsk on 6 April. The project, prepared by the National Olympic Committee (NOC) and BelTA News Agency, was presented at Dana Mall in Minsk to mark the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, BelTA learned from the press service of the National Olympic Committee.

The exhibition features photos telling the story of the Olympic history of Belarus: the Olympics in Lillehammer, the first ones in the sovereign history of the country, the winning of the first gold medal by Ekaterina Karsten, the gold-medal performance by Yuliya Nestsiarenka, the sensational victory of Andrei Aramnau in Beijing 2018, the victory of Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka in London 2012, the triumph of Daria Domracheva in Sochi 2014 and the biathlon quartet in Pyeongchang 2018, golden jumps of aerial skiers and golden heats of canoeists.

The exhibition is a fascinating journey into the glorious past and present of Belarusian sports. It offers brief information about the Olympic heritage of the country and the sports where Belarusian athletes won medals in 1992-2018. The exposition will be complemented by photos from the European Games 2015 and 2019, the European Youth Olympic Festivals and the Youth Olympic Games. The project will be running in different public locations of Minsk: Victory Park, Svobody Square, Minsk Arena Walk of Fame, and other venues.

Photos courtesy of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus

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