The executive committee of the Belarusian federation of track and fields and the chief coaches’ council of the national team chose the best sportsmen and coaches in the year 2012. We are pleased that for the second time on end Andrei Mikhnevich from Bobruisk was acknowledged the best track and field athlete in Belarus. Andrei Mikhnevich is a bronze world and Europe champion in shot put.
A shot putter from Bobruisk Andrei Mikhnevich won the third prize at the final round of the Athletics Brilliant League in Brussels (Belgium). His best result made 21.56 m.
Andrei Mikhnevich from Bobruisk, Olympic Games bronze medallist, world and Europe champion, set a new shot put national record – 22m 10 sm, press service of the Belarusian federation of track and field athletics. The previous record (22m 9 sm) was set by Sergei Kaunauskas in 1984.