Mogilev started VII International Festival of Invasports “Golden Lion”. 70 sportsmen from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and Moldova are taking part in the event. The information is provided by the organization committee of the festival.
The purpose of the festival is to attract attention to the problems of wheelchair-bound invalids, to motivate people to go in for sports, to popularize healthy way of life. Patriotism and humanism education, international cooperation development, development of tourism for invalids, defining the best sportsmen are among the purposes of the festival as well. The event includes team sports (darts, arm wrestling, checkers, weight pressing) and individual sports (relay races), an eight-kilometer marathon along streets of Mogilev.