One of the central themes for discussion at the 48th EOC General Assembly in Warsaw was the legacy of the 2nd European Games. President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, the EOC leadership and participants of the event heard out a detailed final report on the 2nd European Games.
The Belarusian delegation at the EOC General Assembly in Warsaw was led by Acting First Vice President of the National Olympic Committee Viktor Lukashenko, Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee and Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC) CEO George Katulin, who drew attention to the tangible and intangible legacy of the Games during the presentation.
Reports were also made by Deputy CEOs of the Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC) Anatol Kotau and Siarhei Shablyka, Head of the Department of Cooperation with the EOC, European NOCs Yulia Plyuto, Head of Communications, Public Relations and Media Aleksei Bogdanovich.
During the presentation of the final report on the 2nd European Games Viktor Lukashenko handed over a congratulatory address to EOC President Janez Kocijancic from Belarus President, President of the National Olympic Committee Aleksandr Lukashenko.
George Katulin handed over a set of medals of the 2nd European Games to IOC President Thomas Bach for the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
Belarus got the right to host the 2nd European Games at the 45th EOC General Assembly in Minsk in October 2016.
Belarus won 69 (24 gold, 16 silver and 29 bronze) medals at the 2nd European Games to place second in the medal table.
Photos: Alexandra Shelegova