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What sports will be included in European Games 2019 in Minsk?

First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Belarus, first vice-president of the National Olympic Committee Maxim Ryzhenkov named the 16 sports that exactly will be included in the program of the European Games 2019.

"As of today, there is a consensus on gymnastics (sports, art, acrobatics), on three kinds of wrestling, judo, sambo, kayaking, table tennis. Badminton, skeet shooting and rifle shooting are likely to be included too. Among team sports we expect 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball and beach soccer."

"These are the sports in which there is consensus, Maxim Ryzhenkov told the TV program Arena on Belarus 1.

The final list of sports will be approved in May 2017.

It is still unclear whether athletics will be included. However, in late January, Secretary General of the Belarusian NOC Anatoly Kotov assured that this sport will be included in the program of the 2nd European Games.

Problems with the inclusion of athletics in the program of the European Games 2019 in Minsk may arise because Qatar will host the World Championship from September 28 to October 6 the same year.

What sports will be included in European Games 2019 in Minsk?