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15 September 2020, 16:12

Belarus' NOC selects candidates for Olympic Solidarity scholarship

Photo courtesy of Belarus' NOC
Photo courtesy of Belarus' NOC

MINSK, 15 September (BelTA) – The Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus approved candidates for the scholarship under the IOC Olympic Solidarity program, BelTA learned from the press service of the NOC.

“As part of the preparations for the 24th Winter Olympic Games 2022 in Beijing, China, on the basis of submitted applications (candidatures) from the national winter sports federations (unions, associations), the Executive Committee approved candidates for scholarships under the IOC Olympic Solidarity program. The list included ten athletes: Pavel Dzik and Sniazhana Drabiankova (aerial skiing), Dzmitry Lazouski, Mikita Labastau and Hanna Sola (biathlon), Anna Nifontova and Artsiom Chaban (speed skating), Anastasia Kirillova (skiing), Viktoriia Safonova and Alexander Lebedev (figure skating),” said the press service.

Candidates seeking scholarships will further be analyzed by the International Olympic Committee.

The NOC Executive Committee also approved, in line with the IOC recommendations, the amendments to the provision of the athletes commission in the new wording.

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