Posted: 12.06.2024 17:17:00

Weightlifter Darya Naumova to carry flag of Belarus’ team during BRICS Games opening ceremony

Silver medallist of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Darya Naumova will carry the Belarusian flag at the BRICS Games opening ceremony in Kazan, reports with reference to the Telegram channel of Belarus’ National Olympic Committee (NOC)

The opening ceremony of the multisport forum will take place at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre on June 12th, in the evening. Tomorrow, on June 13th, the competition programme – which includes 27 sports – will open. About 5,000 athletes from almost 100 countries will take part in the international event.

As previously reported, Belarus will be represented at the BRICS Games across 26 sports, with the most numerous squads in athletics, kayaking and canoeing, as well as rowing. The Belarusian delegation comprises of over 600 people – athletes, coaches, judges, heads and representatives of federations.