Belarusian president’s sports club joins TAFISA


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MINSK, November 15 (BelTA) – The Belarusian President’s Sports Club was welcomed to the Association for International Sport for All (TAFISA) at the General Assembly meeting held in the framework of the 26th TAFISA World Congress in Tokyo, BelTA learned from the press service of the national public association.

Before the meeting of the TAFISA General Assembly, the President of the Central Council of the Sports Club of Belarusian President Dmitry Lukashenko and the Vice President, Executive Director Andrei Karpovich met with TAFISA President Ju Ho Chang and General Secretary of the Wolfgang Baumann organization. The parties discussed prospects for cooperation, including the organization of joint events in Belarus, the exchange of experiences in hosting mass sports competitions, as well as Belarus’s participation in international TAFISA projects. The parties reached an agreement on a working visit of TAFISA management to Belarus in the near future to elaborate on bilateral cooperation issues.

Joining TAFISA will help the Belarusian President’s Sports Club to establish cooperation with leading international organizations in the field of mass sports, improve the quality of mass competitions in Belarus.

The President’s Sports Club of Belarus organizes children’s competitions in popular Belarusian sports (Snow Sniper, Leather Ball, Golden Puck, Rapid Ball, Ball over Net, Golden Racket, White Rook and others), supports major sports projects (Minsk Half Marathon, Viva Rovar, VOLATFEST, Baby Cup and others), participates in the development of sports infrastructures and the updating of equipment.

The Association for International Sport for All (TAFISA) is an organization aimed at promoting physical activity for health, joy, social interaction, integration and communication among people around the world. Founded in 1991, TAFISA cooperates with the International Olympic Committee and the United Nations. The organization includes more than 300 organizations from 160 countries.


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