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Beauty Run organised in Minsk on International Women’s Day

March 16, 2017

Held in conjunction with International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Belarus Athletics Federation (BFLA) organised a special race - the Beauty Run - in the heart of Minsk in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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The Beauty Run for women in Minsk was organised by the Belarus Athletics Federation (BFLA) in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on 8 March. (Photo by Maksim Tarnalitskiy) The Beauty Run for women in Minsk was organised by the Belarus Athletics Federation (BFLA) in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on 8 March. (Photo by Maksim Tarnalitskiy) European Athletics
Participants in the year's edition of the Beauty Run held in the centre of Minsk. Participants in the year's edition of the Beauty Run held in the centre of Minsk. Maksim Tarnalitskiy - people.onliner.by
Each finisher of the Beauty Run received a medal and a rose. Each finisher of the Beauty Run received a medal and a rose. Maksim Tarnalitskiy - people.onliner.by

Belgrade 2017 is a supporter of 'Refugee ScART'

March 10, 2017

‘Refugee ScART’ is a humanitarian aid project founded by the Spiral Foundation Onlus in the summer of 2011 and was involved in the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships.

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The notebooks made of recycled scrap material were produced by refugees and given to accredited members of the media in their welcome bags in Belgrade. The notebooks made of recycled scrap material were produced by refugees and given to accredited members of the media in their welcome bags in Belgrade. European Athletics
A group of ten refugees produced material contributing to the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships. A group of ten refugees produced material contributing to the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships. European Athletics

Spanovic strikes gold with a dream display

March 5, 2017

Had Ivana Spanovic written the script of how she would like her home European Athletics Indoor Championships to go, she would have started with a gold medal. She may have thrown a national record into the mix, she may have stretched to the longest jump of her life, and just for good measure she may have added a tumultuous reception from the crowd that she would never forget.

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Ivana Spanovic delivered the best long jump performance of her career achieving 7.24m in front of her Serbian fans at the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Championships. Ivana Spanovic delivered the best long jump performance of her career achieving 7.24m in front of her Serbian fans at the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Championships. Getty Images