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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin noted the high level of organization of the II European games in Minsk. He stated this at a meeting with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in the capital of Belarus, reports TASS.
“I think we can congratulate Belarus with the organization of such events at a good level”, – said Putin.
The head of state called Bach’s arrival in Minsk of “big event” for sports, which has increased the value of the medals received by the athletes in competition.
The President of the IOC, in turn, agreed that the European games were organized at a high level, and noted the good atmosphere in the stadiums. He also congratulated the President of Russia on the successful performance at the tournament the Russian national team, which took first place in the team standings. Bach said that the Russians received more than 100 medals in various denominations.
Putin added that listened attentively to the speech of the head of the Committee for the G20 summit in Osaka Japanese, and wished him success in organizing the Olympic games in 2020 in Tokyo.
Recall that the II European games took place from 21 to 30 June in Minsk.