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Official opening ceremony of the World Cup in Olympic shooting held in Gabala

Official opening ceremony of the World Cup in Olympic shooting held in Gabala
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[ 08 August 2015 00:25 ]

Gabala. Elvin Yagubov-APA. On August 7, an official opening ceremony of the final stage of the competition of the World Cup in Olympic shooting was held in Gabala.

The ceremony was held at the Congress Center of Heydar Aliyev in Gabala. President of sports club "Gabala" Tale Heydarov, the deputy minister of Youth and Sports Ismayil Ismayilov, the head of the Executive Power of Gabala region Sabuhi Abdullayev, vice-president of the Shooting Federation of Azerbaijan Hafiz Jafarov, President of the International Shooting Sport Federation, Olegario Vazquez Rana and Secretary General Franz Schreiber spoke at the opening ceremony.

 

Heydarov noted that as a result of proper sports policy in the country, under the direct leadership of President Ilham Aliyev the first European Games were held in Azerbaijan this year. Holding the largest event - World Cup shooting - in Gabala after European Games is another achievement of the successful sports policy in our country. "I hope that this competition will contribute to the global recognition of Gabala", - he said.

 

In his speech, President of the International Shooting Sport Federation, Olegario Vazquez Rana said that the competition for the World Cup in shooting, European and world championships in various sports, conducted in the past and current years in Gabala, and the first European Games were organized at the highest level. "We are closely watching these grandiose competitions, and I can say that Azerbaijan has already gained experience in major competitions. I love the Azerbaijani people, and I know that care about the sport is at the state level in the country. In the future, our federation will support Azerbaijan in a bid for the Olympic Games ", - he said.

 

At the ceremony it was noted that in the final stage of the competition for the World Cup, organized by shooting club "Gabala" and the Federation of shooting of Azerbaijan with support of the National Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, is attended by up to 2 thousand athletes and official guests and representatives from nearly hundred countries

 

 

 

It was reported that the five stages of the competition for the World Cup over the past year have been held in the United States, Germany, UAE, Cyprus and Mexico. Athletes, scored points in the competitions and won places in the world rankings, got the right to take part in the final stage of the competition of the World Cup in Gabala. The sixth stage of the competition - the final - will be held August 8-16 in Gabala. According to the calendar plan of the International Shooting Sport Federation, the competition is considered the most important event after the European and World Championships.

 

The competition will start on August 8 at Gabala archery and trap shooting complex. Athletes will compete in 7 shooting sports for 34 licenses to the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The competition will be broadcasted live on “ISSF TV”, the official television channel of the International Shooting Sport Federation.

 

After the speeches, President of the International Shooting Sport Federation, Olegario Vazquez Rana announced the official opening of the competition for the World Cup anthem federation.

 

The event continued with a concert program.


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