More than 25 Belarusian athletes and coaches have been honored with state awards in recognition of their achievements at the 2015 European Games in Baku, the 31st Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the 15th Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and a big personal contribution to the development of physical fitness and sport. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed corresponding decree No. 450 on 13 December.
Member of the Belarusian Paralympic team Igor
Boky, member of the Belarusian trampoline team Vladislav Goncharov have been
honored with the Orders of Fatherland 3rd Class.
The Orders of Honor have been conferred on member of the
Belarusian swimming team Alexandra Gerasimenya, member of the Belarusian
weightlifting team Darya Naumova, and member of the national table tennis team
Coach and doctor of
the national shooting team Valery Belan and chief coach of the national
Paralympic team Maria Grigoryan have been honored with the medals for excellent
In accordance with the decree, a
number of Belarusian athletes and coaches became honored masters of sport and
honored coaches of Belarus.
Please see the
Russian version of this site for the full text of the Decree.