The chairman of the Belarusian SAMBO Federation Alexander Kobrusev took part in the relay “Flame of Peace” and carried the fire of the II European games through the streets of Gomel.
The city over Sozh met the baton penultimate, after Mogilev — only the Minsk region left now, and on June 21 the bowl at the capital’s stadium “Dynamo” will light with the help of the fire.
“I’ll come to Minsk to support our SAMBO athletes, and I will also visit other sporting events. The priority, of course, is to support our athletes. But if the opponent looks more worthy, it is necessary to support him. We are a hospitable and friendly country,” Kobrusev said.
— The 2nd European Games (@Minsk2019BY) June 9, 2019
On May 12, the torch arrived in Belarusian Brest to go through 60 settlements of the country. The length of the entire route of the relay is 7700 km. Torchbearers are 450 people: famous athletes, “stars” of culture, science, art, journalists, politicians, public figures.