Irish boxer looking forward to Baku 2015 European Games
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 4
By Aygun Badalova - Trend:
Irish Boxer Katie Taylor says she can't wait to represent her country at the Baku 2015 European Games.
"It's going to be such a historical event with it being the first European games and I can't wait to represent my country and have another chance to make history, Taylor said in an interview with the Irish Herald.ie.
"There's a lot of pressure on me going into these competitions and I enjoy that pressure," she added.
Taylor is a five-time world champion, six-time European champion, five-time European Union champion and Olympic champion.
Baku 2015 is the first ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which 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.
Edited by SI
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