Brazil's ambassador to Russia expresses interest in BRICS Games
MOSCOW, November 7. /TASS/. Brazil is interested in taking part in the BRICS Games, Brazil's Ambassador to Russia Rodrigo de Lima Baena Soares told TASS.
"Russia back in early January initiated various events in the fields of politics, culture, economy. It is interesting for us to participate in many such events. And I think our participation in the BRICS Games is possible," Soares said.
The 2023 BRICS Games were held in Durban, South Africa from October 18 to 21. The Russian national team won the most medals, securing 35 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze medals.
In 2024, the competition will be hosted by Russia for the first time, it will be held from June 12 to 23 in Kazan. On September 29, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on the formation of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the BRICS 2024 Games. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko and Russian Presidential Aide Igor Levitin were appointed co-chairmen of the committee.