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Second European Games in Belarus

12 Aug 2019
Belarusian wrestlers commended for great performance at Minsk European Games Belarusian wrestlers commended for great performance at Minsk European Games
According to Igor Lyashenko, wrestling was one of the most successful sports for Belarus at the 2nd European Games where athletes won seven medals. He wished the Belarusian wrestlers new medals at the World Wrestling Championships in the capital of Kazakhstan in September 2019...
8 Aug 2019
Strong social media presence for Minsk European Games Strong social media presence for Minsk European Games
The study showed that the number of positive or neutral online posts exceeded the negative ones by more than seven times (125,000 against 16,000)...
1 Aug 2019
Minsk European Games attendance at 88% Minsk European Games attendance at 88%
He also noted that the opening ceremony of the 2nd European Games sold 17,500 tickets, and the closing ceremony 18,700 tickets...
1 Aug 2019
Minsk European Games hit over 812m audience on social media Minsk European Games hit over 812m audience on social media
The Viber account of the 2nd European Games was one of the most popular social media accounts with a following of 500,000 users...
25 Jul 2019
About 37,500 tourists visit Minsk during European Games About 37,500 tourists visit Minsk during European Games
The European Games had a positive impact on the tourism industry, Mikhail Portnoi believes. For example, the export of tourism services in Minsk increased by 10%. Retail sales and hotel occupancy rate went up as well (by 20% compared to regular times)...
17 Jul 2019
Opinion: Minsk European Games will increase interest in mass sport in the country Opinion: Minsk European Games will increase interest in mass sport in the country
The president of the European and All-Russian sambo federations is confident that injections in the organization of the games will be a long-term investment in a healthy generation...
16 Jul 2019
Excellent organization of 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 praised Excellent organization of 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 praised
“It was the first time our country had hosted such large-scale multisport competitions. The organization of the games was excellent. We confidently demonstrated we are capable of organizing and hosting any international event”...
9 Jul 2019
Nearly 100t of food served in main dining hall during Minsk European Games Nearly 100t of food served in main dining hall during Minsk European Games
"Sourcing about 97% of local products was our biggest achievement. If we compare the statistics in other countries as they hosted such large-scale events, the share reached 60% at the most"...
9 Jul 2019
City information points hailed as popular, useful during Minsk European Games City information points hailed as popular, useful during Minsk European Games
"We had five information centers during the games: at railway stations, the airport and other places. There were 20 city information points near competition venues (organized jointly with the Minsk European Games Organizing Committee), landmarks, and in popular public places"...
8 Jul 2019
Some 213,000 tickets sold for Minsk European Games Some 213,000 tickets sold for Minsk European Games
“Of 213,000 tickets some 12,700 tickets were sold to foreign tourists. Various public organizations invited about 7,000 foreign representatives to attend the games,” the minister said...
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