Meeting held between NOC of Belarus and Swiss Olympic Association

The First Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus met with the President of the Swiss Olympic Association Jürg Stahl, in Lausanne.

The parties discussed the prospects for expanding cooperation in the sports sector, as well as intensifying interaction between the two Olympic Committees. Viktor Lukashenko noted that Belarusian athletes won two awards at the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games: a gold medal in hockey 3×3 and a bronze medal in biathlon.

Jürg Stahl noted the success of the 2nd European Games in Minsk and the experience and infrastructure for holding new international sports events of the highest level. The President of the Swiss Olympic Association is also familiar with the achievements of Belarusian athletes at major international competitions in biathlon, ice hockey, modern rhythmic gymnastics and is interested in the development of sports between the two countries.

The meeting was also attended by the Secretary General of the NOC of Belarus, Polina Golovina and charge d’affaires of the Republic of Belarus in the Swiss Confederation Pavel Matsukevich.

During the visit to Lausanne, the Belarusian delegation will get acquainted with the sports facilities of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games, visit competitions and hold a series of meetings.

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