25 January 2019
"Mass media play a major role in the development of sport and the promotion of the Olympic movement. It is pleasant that at all times the media have been and remain a reliable partner of Olympism, helping to reveal its importance in the life of the modern community. Each of you is doing a great job for the benefit of both the development of sports and society," - Sergey Bubka said during the event.
"2019 is a very important year. We will cheer up and support our representatives of the winter and summer sports at the European Youth Olympic Festivals in Sarajevo-East Sarajevo and Baku. In summer our top Olympians will participate in the 2nd European Games in Minsk. In autumn we will witness the historic event - the 1st World Beach Games in San Diego. This year is also important step to qualify for Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo," – Sergey Bubka added.