Baku, Azerbaijan, June 20
By Huseyn Veliyev – Trend:
European Games are a big tournament in the history of Europe, representative of the national team of Portugal in beach soccer Bruno Manuel de Jesus M. Silva told Trend June 20.
“I believe that the level of competitions is very high,” said Silva. “The organizers responsibly approached all issues, the organization of the Games is great. We expect to win a gold medal at the European Games. The opening of the Games was very nice, we have great impressions.”
The European Games that kicked off in Baku June 12, 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 came to Baku to represent 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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