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Polessky State University met the “Flame of Peace” of the II European Games on May 15th, 2019

Polessky State University met the “Flame of Peace” of the II European Games on May 15th, 2019.
On behalf of the administration, students and teaching staff of Polessky State University, Kostyuchik Irina, Champion of the Soviet Union, Multiple Champion of the International competitions, Master of sports of international class in swimming, Head of the Physical Culture and Sports Center of the HEALTHY WAY OF LIFE ORGANISATION FACULTY, welcomed the guests and torchbearers. Spectators became the participants of the historical event and a grandiose show.

The “Flame of Peace” relay race, which has started on May 3rd in Rome (Italy) and will end on June 21st with the solemn lighting of the Olympic flame at the central arena of the II European Games 2019, the National Olympic Stadium “Dynamo”. The “Flame of Peace” will be carried through 55 cities and towns in 8 countries (Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Belarus), and the length of its route will be 7700 km. 450 torchbearers, 100 volunteers and 10 fire keepers will take part in the relay. The flame of the II European Games has already been on the top of Mont Blanc, visited the sights of countries along the route of the relay.

The 2nd European Games will be held in Minsk on the area of 12 sport facilities from June 21st till June 30th2019. More than 4,000 athletes from 50 countries will compete for 200 sets of medals in 15 kinds of sport. Competitions in 8 kinds of sport will become qualifying competions for the XXXII Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo (Japan).


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