Top athletes and coaches to be identified through an open public competition "Triumph. Heroes of Sport"Fans will be able to choose top athletes and coaches through the open public contest "Triumph. Heroes of Sport", which starts on January 10. The organizers of the large-scale project are the National State TV and Radio of the Republic of Belarus, the Republican State and Public Association "President's Sports Club", the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus and the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
The open public competition is held during summer and winter Olympic Games in order to determine and award (taking into account the opinions of sports fans) the athletes, who have achieved the most significant results.
The participants of this contest are the Belarusian sportsmen and sportswomen who have achieved in the 2015-2016 biennium significant results in major official international competitions.
On January 10 to 31 the sports enthusiasts will hold a preliminary vote for the candidates for the title of the winners of the contest.
Voting will be held on the official website of the contest - triumph.by. Those interested can also vote by means of printed ballots, which will be posted on the websites of the organizers: BTRC (www.tvr.by), the Presidential Sports Club (www.sportclub.by), the Ministry of Sport and Tourism (www.mst.by), the National Olympic Committee (www.noc.by).
Summarizing will be held in the following nominations: "Best Team", "Best Male Athlete", "Best Female Athlete", "Best Coach", "Will to Win", "Breakthrough", "Result", "The most striking sports moment" in each of which the winner will be determined.
The final of the contest will be an awarding ceremony of the winners, followed by a gala concert featuring the Belarusian performers. The television station Belarus 1 will broadcast the ceremony as well as the international satellite channel Belarus 24.
Contest "Triumph. Heroes of Sport" is held to promote the full and harmonious development of personality, promote the principles and ideals of the Olympic and Paralympics movements, the formation of the image of Belarus as a world sports power, attract the attention of a wide range of individuals and organizations to the development of the national high performance sport.
The Belarusian fans used to choose the sports heroes in the projects "Christmas Ball 2007. Heroes of Sport", "Triumph. Sports Heroes 2008", "Triumph. Sports Heroes 2010", "Triumph. Sports Heroes 2012", "Triumph. 2014. Heroes of Sport" held by the same organizers. Past competitions have not only been a great event in the national sport, but also a unique TV project, gathering, without exaggeration, a huge audience.