Visa-free travel for Europe vs USA track and field match in Belarus
Team Europe and Team USA will compete in Minsk, Belarus on 9-10 September 2019.
On August 16, Alyaksandr Lukashenka signed a decree # 308 "On preparation and holding a match in track and field athletics," state news agency BelTA reports.
The match between the national teams of Europe and the United States in track and field athletics will be held at the Dynamo Stadium in Minsk on September 9-10, 2019. Each team includes 152 athletes. According to the results of competitions in 37 disciplines of track and field athletics they will play a team cup.
The Decree of the President of Belarus introduces the following: visa-free regime for participants, match organizers and foreign tourists from migration-safe states; benefits for the period of preparation and holding the match for the organizations involved in the event; free travel in public transport for volunteers and participants of the competition; duration of the special customs procedure for foreign goods used in the match.
The Belarusian Athletics Federation was granted exclusive rights to the match symbols. It can act as a promoter of social advertising related to the match.