First European Games

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Chupkov to carry Russian banner at closing of European Games

Swimmer Anton Chupkov will carry the Russian banner at the closing of the European Games in Baku on June 28. The athlete has won three gold medals in the Games, won at the Nanjing Summer Junior Olympic Games in 2014, and has won several junior …

Russia wins gold in 3x3 volleyball

Russian athletes Maria Cherepanova, Anna Leshkovtseva, Tatyana Petrushina and Tatyana Vidmer have won gold in 3x3 volleyball 22:17 at the First European Games in Baku. They were playing against Ukraine in the finals. …

Polina Yegorova: four gold medals are not enough

Swimmer Polina Yegorova told Vestnik Kavkaza after winning a gold medal in Women's 100m Butterfly at the First European Games in Baku that the four medals she had won so far were not enough. Yegorova had initially planned to

Russia to fight for bronze in men's team sabre

Russian team were defeated by the national team of Italy in the semifinal in men's team sabre (45-42) at the First European Games in Baku. They defeated the Azerbaijani team (45-18) in the quarterfinal.

Russians to compete for bronze in women's team epee

Russian team were defeated by the national team of Romania in the semifinal in women's team epee (24-31). Tomorrow they will compete for bronze with the Italians, who were defeated by the Estonian team (36-45). Estonia and …

Azerbaijan's Teymur Mamedov happy to win gold

Azerbaijani martial artist Teymur Mamedov who won gold in 81kg boxing at the First European Games today has expressed joy to win the medal. He called the final match easy. The boxer is now striving to try his skills at the …

Russian swimmers share impressions of European Games

Russian swimmers Alexander Prokofyev and Nikolai Snegirev have emphasized that the gold medals they won at the European Games in Baku were unforgettable. Ernest Maksumov and Yelisey Stepanov encourage athletes to struggle to the end. Arina Openusheva expressed regret that she could not watch the Games due to a busy schedule for a third year in a row.

Russia's Daniil Pakhomov wins gold in 200m butterfly

Russian swimmer Daniil Pakhomov  has won gold in the 200m butterfly at the First European Games in Baku. He covered the distance in 1.57,04, followed by Italy's Giacomo Carini (1.57,46) and France's Matthias Marsau (1.58,96). …

Russia to get more gold medals in fencing at European Games

Ilgar Mamedov, chief coach of the Russian fencing team, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza that the team will get more gold medals in fencing at the First European Games in Baku. He reminded that Russia had won a bronze medal on Tuesday, two silver and one bronze medal on Wednesday. The coach added that many good Russian fencers were preparing for the world championship, which will start in two weeks, and had to skip the European Games. Besides, the Russian team won three gold, three silver and three bronze medals at the European championship in Switzerland.