UEG: we are looking forward to the test competitions at the Minsk Arena
June 13 2018

Lisa Worthmann, the General Director of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) visited Minsk-Arena. During the 2nd European Games in 2019, this venue will host competitions in acrobatic, aerobic, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline. The main topic for discussion was the upcoming test competitions.

– Of course, the organization of test competitions is a great way to test your strengths and capabilities before the main start, – highlighted Lisa Worthmann. – After test events, you can improve not only the infrastructure but also work of the organizing team.

During the inspection visit, a detailed schedule of the competitions for the upcoming European Games was discussed. It is much easier to coordinate the schedule when everyone is at the same table, Liza Worthmann noted.

The UEG representative is waiting for a worthy performance at any gymnastics competitions. She believes that events at this level always attract a lot of spectators, as well as a huge media coverage with a positive effect on the development of sport later on.

– We discussed many important issues today. We still need to plan what we will work on in the near future, admitted Lisa Worthmann. – Of course, we will also meet again, but the main issues will be discussed 4 months prior the start. We have many different competitions at the European level, but we will try to pay special attention to the test event for the 2nd European Games in April. These and many other issues were discussed by the technical delegates of the UEG with the management of MEGOC and managers of the functional areas at the headquarter of the National Olympic Committee Belarus.

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