Baku, Azerbaijan, May 12
By Jamila Aliyeva – Trend:
The European Games in Baku will be the first event of its kind on the continent, so it is very important for Europe, the Czech Olympic Committee told Trend on May 12.
“The Czech Republic expects a perfectly organized event,” the statement said. “Our elite athletes and Olympic winners will compete, so we expect medals in various sports.”
“Our expectations are high,” the statement said. “The result of these games in terms of organization, media coverage and marketing success will be very important for the next games.”
As for Azerbaijan’s preparation for one of the most important European competitions, the schedule is on time, we are sure that the organizers will completely prepare all venues.
Baku 2015 is the first-ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent that will take place on June 12-28, 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.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
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