Russian team solemnly sent to European Games in Baku

Russian team solemnly sent to European Games in Baku

The Round Lake training center is hosting the solemn send-off of the Russian team to the First European Games in Baku.


The President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, addressing the athletes, noted that it is a great honor to participate in the upcoming competitions.


The presidential adviser Igor Levitin said that Azerbaijan carried out huge work for two and a half years, all sports infrastructure was built and they have good transport logistics.


The Deputy Sports Minister of Russia, Yury Nagornykh, believes that our athletes have the historic mission to participate in the First European games. "You are those lucky people who opened the pages in the history of world sports," he said.

 

The 2015 European Games will be held in Baku on 12-28 June 2015. Their program includes competitions in 20 sports. More than 6 thousand athletes from 49 countries will participate in the Games, 239 sets of medals will be played for.The Baku 2015 European Games Organizing Committee is headed by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, the President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, a member of the executive committee of the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, Mehriban Aliyeva. This fact indicates the importance of this event to the Republic of Azerbaijan: the successful experience of holding Eurovision 2012 in Baku under the leadership of Mehriban Aliyeva gives confidence that the European Games will reach the standards of preparing and holding sports at this level. The Games will promote peace and good relations between the nations and states of the European continent.

The 2015 European Games will be held in Baku on 12-28 June 2015. Their program includes competitions in 20 sports. More than 6 thousand athletes from 49 countries will participate in the Games, 239 sets of medals will be played for.


The Baku 2015 European Games Organizing Committee is headed by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, the President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, a member of the executive committee of the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, Mehriban Aliyeva. This fact indicates the importance of this event to the Republic of Azerbaijan: the successful experience of holding Eurovision 2012 in Baku under the leadership of Mehriban Aliyeva gives confidence that the European Games will reach the standards of preparing and holding sports at this level. 


The Games will promote peace and good relations between the nations and states of the European continent.

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