Belarus in sporting events: 1-7 February 2016


Belarus in sporting events: 1-7 February 2016

The Belarus national tennis team have entered the playoffs World Group of the Fed Cup. In the second division, the girls needed all five matches to decide on the playoff spot's fate. Belarus won against Canada 3:2 in the end. At the same time, Belarus were 1:2 behind at one point and it seemed that everything is going to end quickly. Especially effective, however, was Alexandra Sasnovich, who won two singles matches and one doubles, together with Olga Govortsova, who lost both her singes ties.

The ice hockey club Dinamo Minsk has chances for playoffs. On the eve the Bison on their home ground beat Finnish Jokerit 3:2 in the shootout.  This victory allowed Belarusians to reduce the gap from Slovan to eight points.

Anna Guskova stopped one step short of the podium at a stage of the Freestyle World Cup. Before the super final in the American Deer Valley the Belarusian was third. However, she failed to get enough points for the last jump and settled for fourth place. In the men's competition Maxim Gustik showed the ninth result.

Brest Meshkov (BGK) has improved its position in the SEHA League. In the latest game, the BGK beat with confidence Slovakian Tatran away. By the break the guests were 14:10. And by the final siren the advantage of our handball players has increased slightly. The total score wa 28:23. This was for the 50 win for the Belarusians. In the standings, after 13 rounds BGK has moved into fourth place.