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18 Apr 2017

Beach volleyball, beach soccer included into 2019 European Games program

MINSK, 18 April (BelTA) – During the TV show Arena on Belarus One Channel First Deputy Head of the Belarus President’s Administration, First Vice President of the National Olympic Committee Maksim Ryzhenkov named 16 sports that will make part of the Second European Games 2019, BelTA has learned.

According to Maksim Ryzhenkov, an agreement has been reached on some sports. “There will be gymnastics (artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatics), three types of wrestling, judo, sambo, rowing and canoeing, table tennis, most likely, badminton, shooting sports, 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball, beach soccer. These are the sports we have agreed on,” said Maksim Ryzhenkov.

The final program of sports for the Second European Games will be approved later, after a meeting of the European Olympic Committees on the preparation for the 2019 European Games in May 2017.

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