Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr.24
Baku 2015 is delighted to announce that tickets for the European Games, which takes place from June 12 to June 28, are now available from selected McDonalds stores across Baku.
McDonalds, the Official Retail Food Services Provider of Baku 2015, is hosting ticket booths at three of its city centre stores in Neftchiler, Fountain Square and Ahmadli, giving people the chance to buy tickets and experience the biggest event in Azerbaijan’s history.
Commenting on the launch of the ticket booths, Simon Clegg, Chief Operating Officer, Baku 2015 said: “Tickets sales are going very well and we’re delighted that this support from McDonalds will help ensure more people will have the opportunity to experience Baku 2015.”
“Across the country you can really feel the level of excitement grow as we approach the Opening Ceremony on June 12,” he said.
“The people of Baku are really getting behind the Games and we were delighted that a number of our test events, last weekend, took place in front of full crowds.”
The Baku 2015 European Games will feature over 6,000 athletes, who’ll compete in 20 events at arenas across the city.
In addition to McDonalds, tickets can also be purchased online at www.baku2015.com or at one of a number of ticket sales points across Baku, details of which can be found at www.baku2015.com or by dialling 2015 – the spectator information centre.
Baku 2015 is the first ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which will take place from 12 – 28 June 2015.
There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Twelve of the sports will offer qualification opportunities for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Those sports include Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Judo, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Volleyball and Wrestling.
Tickets for Baku 2015 can be purchased directly from the booths, or bought online at www.baku2015.com/tickets. Online purchase confirmation receipts can then be exchanged at any of the city ticket outlets at the following locations: Park Bulvar, 28 Mall, Metro Park, the Heydar Aliyev Palace on Bulbul Avenue, Azerbaijan Cinema on A. Alizadeh Street, Nizami Street at the corner with Bulbul Avenue, Freedom Square, and ASAN Service Yasamal on Abbas Mirza Sharifzadeh Street, as well as at the Neftchilar, Ehmedli and Fountain Square McDonald’s restaurants.
Baku was awarded the Games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012. The Baku European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) will organise and run the Games in cooperation with the EOC.
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