MINSK, 22 April (BelTA) – The first competitions of the Belarusian Athletics League will take place in 2022. They will be an analogue of international tournaments and will be open to the participation of other countries, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Sports and Tourism Ministry.
The Belarusian Athletics League 2022 will consist of 13 meetings provided by the national calendar plan. Depending on the results the athletes will be paid bonuses and prizes. The finals are scheduled to take place at the National Olympic Stadium Dinamo on 16-18 August. In addition to the Belarusian Athletics League there will also be national competitions for athletes of all ages - from children to veterans, Chairman of the Belarusian Athletics Federation Ivan Tsikhan said. The first national championship among students of Olympic schools is slated for 6-8 July.
According to Sports and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk, it is necessary to look into the issue of alternative tournaments and determine the places for the educational and training camps together with athletes of Asian and CIS countries.