Ten Belarusian athletes will make part of the European team at the Match Europe v USA which is due to take place at the Dinamo National Olympic Stadium on 9-10 September, President of the European Athletics Association Svein Arne Hansen told a press conference at the press center of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus on 13 August.
The 15th European Youth Olympic Festival started in Baku on July 21. The first competitive day brought victory to the Belarusian team. In the weight category up to 55 kg, Greco-Roman wrestler Gleb Makarenko won a gold award. In the final bout, Gleb defeated the Georgian wrestler Romeo Beridze with a score of 6:1.
On July 20, the Belarusian sport delegation of the 15th summer European Youth Olympic Festival arrived at the competition venue - in Baku. The team flew in on a charter flight from Minsk National Airport. It includes not only athletes, but also coaches, doctors, the administrative staff and the young ambassador Anastasia Lesik.
On Friday evening on July 19, the Belarusian National Olympic Committee escorted the Belarusian sport delegation to the 15th summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku. The most numerous team of all the time participated in the festival -102 athletes listened and promised to justify high confidence.