The 43rd International Grand Prix tournament in freestyle wrestling for the prizes of the three-fold Olympic Champion Alexandre Medved will be held at the Sport Palace in Minsk on March 1-2, 2013.
Around 200 athletes from 15 countries are going to take part in the competitions. The wrestling fans will watch the competitions of the wrestlers from Belarus, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, USA, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and France.
Belarusian freesty skier Dmitri Dashinski won the World Cup Stage 2 in freestyle aerials, which was held at Val Saint Come, Canada, BelTA informs.
In Super Final Dmitri Dashinski got 120.24 points and got ahead of the Canadian athlete Travis Gerritsa (114.61), Xu Han from China (100.45) and David Morris from Australia (81.00).
In January 1948, the International Olympic Committee approved the idea of Olympic Day to commemorate the creation of the IOC on 23 June 1894 in Paris at the 42nd IOC Session in St Moritz, Switzerland. Olympic Day was held for the first time on 23 June with a total of 9 National Olympic Committees hosting ceremonies in their respective countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Great Britain, Greece, Portugal, Switzerland, Uruguay and Venezuela.