MINSK, 28 September (BelTA) - A delegation from Belarus led by President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) Viktor Lukashenko got familiar with the sports infrastructure of Russia's Primorye Territory during a visit to Vladivostok, BelTA learned from the press service of the NOC of Belarus.
The delegation of the NOC of Belarus and the administration of Primorye Territory of the Russian Federation agreed to expand cooperation and to devise new projects in physical education, sports and the Olympic movement. During the visit the Belarusian representatives also visited a number of sports facilities of the region. In particular, the Belarusian delegation got familiar with the educational process at the Primorsky State School of Olympic Reserve. The institution runs programs in 11 sports.
The international rowing center Russky Island Sports Club is a new modern facility in Vladivostok where many Russian rowers hone their skills. The center hosts competitions of various levels. Belarusian athletes are considering using this facility to hold training camps ahead of competitions in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Belarusian delegation was also briefed on the uses of the concert and sports complex Fetisov Arena used by regional hockey teams. The complex, one of the major centers of cultural events in Vladivostok, can accommodate more than 5,500 spectators.
Photos by NOC of Belarus