First European Games in Baku – opening ceremony (VIDEO)
The inaugural European Games kicked off in Azerbaijan’s Baku on June 12 and lasted until June 28. The event presented 20 types of sports, with more than 6,000 athletes from all ove the world competing for medals and recognition.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012 and in 2015 successfully held the historic event.
Watch the full opening of the event below:
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