MINSK, 15 June (BelTA) – An agreement on cooperation was signed between the freestyle federations of Belarus and Russia in the headquarters of the National Olympic Committee on 15 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus.
The agreement was signed by Chairman of the Belarusian Freestyle Federation Aleksandr Penigin and President of the Freestyle Federation of Russia Alexey Kurashov.
The document provides for common training camps, seminars for specialists, and participation in joint competitions on the territory of both countries. The Russian side thanked the Belarusian counterparts for the possibility of cooperation and exchange of experience: currently the Russian team is holding a training camp in in Minsk.
Belarus and Russia have already cooperated in developing one of the freestyle disciplines - Aerials. The teams of both countries have many athletes of the world level, who regularly become medalists at major international tournaments.
Earlier cooperation agreements were signed in Minsk by the Belarusian Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Club and the Russian Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Federation, and also the Belarusian Ski Union and the Russian Ski Association.