Baku, Azerbaijan, June 19
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
The third round of the beach volleyball competitions among men started as part of the first European Games in Baku June 19.
Azerbaijani volleyball players Neilton Santos and Iaroslav Rudykh, acting in H group, will compete with the volleyball players from Switzerland.
Other Azerbaijani volleyball players Leonid Gritsai and Bernardo Romano, acting in A group, will compete with the Italian athletes.
The European Games kicked off in Baku June 12 and will last till June 28.
There is 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.
Edited by CN
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