MINSK, 18 November (BelTA) - The European Athletics Association (EA) awards were presented to the Belarusian specialists during a meeting of the presidium of the Belarusian Athletics Federation at the National Olympic Committee of Belarus on 18 November, BelTA has learned.
The awards for contribution to the development of athletics went to Viktor Myasnikov and Yuri Kovalchuk. Vera Epimashko was awarded in the Women's Leadership category. Tatyana Nareiko, personal coach of Maksim Nedasekau, who won bronze at the Tokyo Games, was awarded for significant contribution to coaching. In addition, the coach together with Vladimir Pologov was praised with the award of the Belarusian Athletics Association.
Chairman of the Belarusian Athletics Federation Ivan Tsikhan congratulated Olympic champion Ellina Zvereva on her birthday.
Attending the meeting was President of the NOC of Belarus Viktor Lukashenko, Sport and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk, Chairman of the Belarusian Athletics Federation Ivan Tsikhan, coaches, specialists, representatives of the country's sports community.