MINSK, 21 April (BelTA) – A joint meeting of the Athletes' Commissions of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus and the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will take place on 27 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the National Olympic Committee (NOC).
The meeting will be chaired by head of the Athletes' Commission of the NOC of Belarus Aliaksandr Bahdanovich and head of the ROC Athletes' Commission Sofia Velikaya. The parties will discuss ways to protect athletes suspended from international competitions amid sport politicization worldwide, and also the participation of representatives of the commissions in the National Athletes Forum in Minsk on 28 April. The two countries plan to implement joint initiatives, the main purpose of which is to provide necessary conditions for the professional activities of athletes and promote the involvement of children and young people in sports.
Members of the commissions will also visit the Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and hold clinics for young athletes.