From June 21 to June 30, 2019, the Republic of Belarus will become a host of the 2nd European Games – international multi-sport competitions among athletes of the European continent, which are held every four years under the direction of the European Olympic Committees. The 2019 European Games will last for 9 days. Opening and closing ceremonies will be held at the Minskin "Dinamo" stadium. Some types of races were allowed to start on June 20, one day before the official opening.
Within the 2nd European Games, competitions will be held in 15 sports, 8 of which will become qualifying to the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo. Competitions in Boxing and Judo will be held in the European Championships status.
During the determination of the host country of the 2nd European Games, several European states had expressed their willingness to hold the event. In this regard, the EOС set up a working group to coordinate the process for selecting the venue for the 2nd European Games. Initially, the desire to host the Games showed such states as The Netherlands, Russia, Turkey, Poland and some others. At the meeting of the General Assembly of the EOC, which was held on October 21, 2016, Minsk was elected as the final venue for the 2nd European games.
- 50 COUNTRIES
- 15 SPORTS
- 23 DISCIPLINES
- MORE THAN 4000 ATHLETES
Within the Games, 4,000 athletes are expected to arrive to the Belarusian capital to compete in 200 medal events, about 2,000 trainers and attendants representing official delegations from 50 European national Olympic committees. Competitions will be judged by about 650 international and 410 national judges on sports. There are more than 1000 foreign media representatives are expected in Minsk and 100 presidents, general secretaries of European federations on sports and ministers of sports of European countries, more than 250 representatives and workers of the EOC headquarter, presidents and secretaries-general of European NOCs, as well as presidents, prime ministers and senior officials of the European states. https://www.instagram.com/volunteers_minsk2019/
Approximately 8,000 volunteers will be involved in the event. The 2nd European Games will be held at the largest sports facilities in Minsk, such as stadium “Dinamo”, “Minsk-Arena”, “Chizhovka-Arena” and others. Choose an area that you are most comfortable in and it will help you to reach your potential.
- CITY INFORMATION
- MEDICAL SERVICES
- LANGUAGE SERVICES
- DOPING CONTROL
- NOC ASSISTANT
- VENUE MANAGEMENT
- VOLUNTEERS/WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
- ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES
- SPORT VOLUNTEERS
- TECHNICAL SUPPORT
- SPECTATOR SERVICES
Volunteers will be able to use Minsk public transport free of charge at Games time.