Esports events which is to be part of cultural programme in the European games and they will offer a prize pool of $2,000 (£1,600/€1,800) of the top four players.
In this competition total 16 Professional esport player to be compete.
“Esports attracts people primarily because it is readily accessible,” said Belarusian Cybersport Federation communications director Yegor Malyzhenkov.
“We’ve chosen the football simulator FIFA 19 due to its strong popularity.
“The game corresponds to the main Olympic values: perfection, respect, friendship.
“FIFA players are made familiar with the world of football.
“They make up teams, study prominent football players, rules, and subtleties of the game.
“We hope with our tournament we will be able to show that esports is quite a serious matter.”
The European Games will starts from Friday (June 21) and run until June 30.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will be invited as a special guest for the 21 June Opening Ceremony in the European games 2019.
He will be joined in Minsk Opening Ceremony along with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, Georgia’s President Salome Zourabichvili, Moldova’s President Igor Dodon, Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic and Milorad Dodik, the chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“We expect to welcome official delegations from the UK and Hungary led by Minister of State for Trade Policy George Hollingbery and Minister of Prime Minister’s Office of Hungary Gergely Gulyas,” the spokesman added.
In this competition more than 50 countries athletes to be attended and more than 1000 media representatives convered it.
Ireland’s team Boxing event Silver Medalist of Previous edition of 2015 European games Brendan Irvind has been miss out the second edition of the European games at Minsk due to breaking his foot.
Irvine who finished the 49 kilogras competition as runner up in four years ago at Baku as he loss against Russia’s bator sagaluev in the final.
He also has a Commonwealth Games silver medal, earned last year representing Northern Ireland in Gold Coast.
Eleven Irish boxers will now compete here in Minsk.
Rio 2016 Olympic judoka player Ben Fletcher has withdrawn through injury, while Derek Burnett has been added to the shooting team.
2019 European games of 15 sports to be continue till 30 June.
Olympic channel who made a agreement with the European olympic comittees as they will be broadcast rights to all 46 territories across the Americas, Caribbean and Asia Pacific region.
This Olympics channel will be provide the live stream of daily coverage of Second edition of the European games 2019 Minsk. The coverage available on free subscription via olympicchannel.com as well as mobile apps and selected TV devices. The Olympic Channel’s rights include 11 territories in the Americas and Caribbean, including Brazil and Canada, and English-language rights in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, in addition to 35 territories across the Asia Pacific.
Multi sports events of the European games which is to be held on every four years and this time it will be take place in Minsk Belarus from the 21-30 June. Total Eight Sports category which includes Archery, Table Tennis, Shotting, and other will be offer olympic games qualification opportunities.
IOC’s Olympic Channel, Mark Parkman, general manager said: “Minsk 2019 is an important competition that highlights the Olympic Channel’s live event calendar on the road to Tokyo 2020 as the world’s best athletes prepare for next summer’s Olympic Games. We are thrilled to work with the European Olympic Committees to ensure global coverage of their premier event.”
Three time world champions and silder medal winner at Olympics Judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou has been named as a flag bearer of the French team for the 2019 European games which to be start from the 21 july.
That means Agbegnenou who lead the French team in the opening ceremony at Minsk European games.
With pick as a french Flag bearer Judo federation said on twitter “So proud of our triple world and European champion who has been designated as the standard bearer of the teams of France for the 2019 European Games!
“Congratulations to you Clarisse!”
Agbegnenou tweeted: “Very proud and moved to have been designated the flag bearer.
“I hope to live up to this honor of leader!”
Judo player Agbegnenou who won the three time french championship in the judo competition in 2019, 2010 and 2012 and also won the silver medal in 2016 olympics game.